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A Shameless Plug for a Fantastic Summer Read

This summer has been tremendously busy.  Our house,  our hearts, and our schedule have all been full.  Still, I always make time for reading in my life.  By this ripe old age of almost fifty-eight, I have learned that I … Continue reading

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A Quandary, A Wrestling Match, and a Resolution

I find myself this weekend in one of those quandaries that, for me, can only be resolved by writing.  The thoughts and feelings swirling within will only come to order as they form themselves into words and stare back at … Continue reading

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Our Quest

George and I have a winter morning routine.  One of us walks the dogs whilst the other one sections the grapefruit.  In our old age we have become very fond of the tangy-sweet “burst of summer in your mouth” that … Continue reading

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Senior Thesis

It’s May, and this year that means Senior Thesis time.  Next week our seniors will be defending the thesis paper they have been working on throughout the year.  This project is meant to be the capstone of our Rhetoric School … Continue reading

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Purging the Soul

“The object of all good literature is to purge the soul of its petty troubles.”  P.G. Wodehouse I adore P.G. Wodehouse.  His work is delightful.  It makes me chuckle, giggle, smile, laugh and guffaw.  So, at first reading, the above … Continue reading

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Journals, Blogging, and Devotions: My Journey

Years ago I read that all great Christians, in fact, all successful people in general, had one thing in common:  they all kept a journal.  Having a rather driven personality, and desiring to reach my full potential, I began keeping … Continue reading

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Very Inspiring Blogger Award

I am very excited to announce that I have received my first-ever blogging award.  I am extremely encouraged and excited about this and I appreciate cheeni thoughts for being so kind and nominating me!  I’m not sure I know exactly how to … Continue reading

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Haiku Monday

This year my Mondays are ABOMINABLE!  I believe I have written about this before, probably many times. I apologize.  I teach one class three times, then I have lunch, and then I teach a different class three times.  It is … Continue reading

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Story in the Twilight

“In a hole in the ground there lived a Hobbit.”  J.R.R. Tolkien wrote these words on the blank page of an exam he was grading and the literary world was changed forever.  Afterward, he said, he could not stop wondering … Continue reading

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Principles to Post By

I love Facebook; I really do.  Because of Facebook I have been able to keep in touch with people I would have lost track of long ago, and I have been able to re-connect with some old friends in ways … Continue reading

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