A Potential Light in Times of Darkness

It’s not often these days that I get pleasantly surprised. This week pleasantly surprised me and much of it is huge thanks to my husband. Our classes have switched to online learning. Part of me was happy at the announcement because the COVID-19 cases here have gone a bit wild and I felt that being …

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Saturday Mornings Then and Now

Most of us in the western world grew up watching Saturday morning cartoons making it the best morning of the week. In retrospect, I’m thinking it was equally as fun for us kids as it was for our parents. After all, they must have relished the extra hour or two in bed IF they could …

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The Half-Truths of Free Speech?

"Because your entire life, you have been taught a half-truth...and the half-truth(s) that you have been taught since you were in kindergarten are this:  words hurt, words wound, words kill."   ~Brooks Gibbs A couple of weeks ago, I came across a very thought-provoking video from a friend on social media by motivational speaker, Brooks …

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Paying Homage to Parents and Teachers (Kudos to Those Who Are Both!)

  As back-to-school season ensues, I cannot help but reflect on the adults who are heroes of sorts in their own rights when it comes to looking after children.  Though not a parent myself, my job of more than two decades involves working with children and I have many a friend who are parents and/or …

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