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Recently I wrote about who’s left behind when dads walk away, a topic I’m all too familiar with…. as a dadless daughter and as a veteran teacher.  The effects, like scars in the cracked earth, leave little doubt about the devastation. But about the same time I wrote that post, I discovered a dad and his blog … a dad who demonstrates the other side of the story …. the …

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Now that we’ve got THAT out of the way….. Such sage advice from author Chuck Wendig is what you’ll get in his writer’s how-to books.  Don’t worry ~ you’ll soon see the connection between underpants and writing…. I promise. I stumbled on to Chuck’s 250 Things You Should Know About Writing a few years ago and immediately …

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Married to a mountain man? It sure has seemed so lately! As November comes to an end, so does my husband’s newest addition. I noticed several weeks ago that his goatee, or ‘goat’ as we call it, had begun to …. ummm…. expand. The usual clean-shaven cheeks gave way to the scruffy weekend look (which was weird for a guy …

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With a few days off from work for the holiday, I’ve had time to stalk revisit and explore blogs in more depth than my usual 4:30 AM reads.  Man, you guys have some cool stuff out there! But you already knew that, didn’t you? I hope you don’t mind, but I’ve borrowed a few ideas.  Thanks for the inspiration.   Result? Like a …

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Recently, while hurrying through our teacher workroom before sunrise, a fellow teacher stopped me. We worked together in Career & Technical Education a few years ago. She was a tech center instructor, while I served as an instructional coach, bringing pedagogy to CTE instructors. Now, we both teach at the local high school. “I owe you an apology,” she declared. I quickly …

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