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If You Really Knew Me…

This year I have started a weekly blog challenge for my freshman English classes.  They have to submit to me a blog entry to be posted in a new blog I started for them , called Real Teens Writing What

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Prerequisite Effect

My wife and I can be so ridiculous some times. It all starts with this idea that winter break for two teachers should be anything but relaxing.  So instead of lazing on the couch, soaking in a book around the

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I Wanna Be a Stay At Home Dad!

On a conveniently extended winter break this year,  I believe I have found my second calling in life. I want to be a: We’ve been on winter break for almost three weeks now and I must say I could get

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What I’m Thankful For

I’m not sure I could come up with a more hackneyed topic to write about on the first night of my Thanksgiving break.  It sounds like a crappy essay topic some dumbass teacher would assign a group of 9th graders

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A Lonely House

I have never thrown a party.  I want to, but I probably never will.  Mostly, I am genuinely afraid that no one will show up–that I will spend all this time and money and work getting things to be absolutely

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Parenting and Teaching Parallels

I was pretty pumped tonight.  For the first time in forever, I felt on top of things.  I got home  by 4:30, knocked out a five and a half mile run and push up challenge by 5:30.  (Just in case

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