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As Thought by the Teacher

A quarter of a century of teaching builds calluses. I like my students, but I have learned to accept that they come for a short time and then are gone.  I don’t mean to be aloof, but after pouring my … Continue reading

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Evoking Memories

I don’t know if everyone is old enough to remember Welcome Back Kotter. I suppose it must come back from time to time in reruns–but in this Netflix age, perhaps that isn’t true anymore. I watched the show pretty faithfully … Continue reading

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When Looking for Books

Last week, while looking for books at the library I needed some help finding a book.  The librarian was able to find the book quite easily.  I had missed a letter when writing the author’s last name on the square … Continue reading

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May 12, 2014

It is hard to come to the end of a good book.  There is always the hope that the story will continue, or somehow the author could pick up the threads that are left and fashion a continuation.  This is … Continue reading

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