I Had an Epiphany!

Written on June 12, 2024   Published on June 14, 2024  3:00am PST I love to read. Currently, I am working on two books.  Dr. Maureen Stout’s The Feel-Good Curriculum:  The Dumbing Down of America’s Kids in The Name of Self-esteem and Dr. Phil’s We’ve Got Issues. Dr. Phil’s book is highly recommended. From his book, […]

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Commencement Address 2024

Written on May 26, 2024.  1:34pm – PST.  Published on May 31, 2024.  3:00am – PST ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Ladies and Gentlemen, congratulations!!  This is the day you have worked so hard to enjoy.  Also, this is the day when mom and dad feel – old. There are so many topics I have to choose from, but

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The Contemporary Millstone

Written and published on April 9, 2024 “I knew I had lost my my cellphone when I didn’t have the weight of it in my pocket,” said my Chaplain.  THAT’S IT!! Our cellphone is our contemporary millstone. When I searched for millstone, I found this.  The first paragraph I read, “In various Biblical stories, millstones

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Guess The Title

Originally Published on March 21, 2020.  Wow!!  Just a reminder:  On October 6, 2021 - a year later - I was given the directive by the Roseville Joint Union High School District (there were five people in the room) to not tell my students, "I love you."  And then, I read this post (did not

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Suck is a choice.

Originally published on March 12, 2020 at 11:01pm.  Thought I would share it again on February 28, 2024.   As strange as it sounds, I was doing really well today until I saw things being canceled.  I had today off from school – not because of COVID-19.  There were mid-terms for period one and two and

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Response to The Bullies

Written on February 13, 2024 at 9:46am.   Posted on Wednesday, February 14, 2024  3:00am (PST) Today, I had a friend share with me this article “Toxic Workplace Leads to Employee Suicide at LA County Department of Public Health.” My friend shared this article with me with the understanding she believes I have been bullied.  She

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Forgiveness is Needed

Written on February 3, 2024.  Published on February 7, 2024.  3:00am (EST) As a high school music teacher since July 3, 1989, I have had to forgive so many people that I truly know the power and since I have been more on a mission to surrender my life to Jesus, that power has grown! 

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