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Can anyone share with me a good book on avoiding Internet scams? I would prefer something that has been published (or updated) in the last five years and easy to read for non-techie people. Thank…Continue
Part III: In June, Comes the Winter of Our Discontent……And now for the rest of the story.My first year teaching was a hard one. Everyone said it was rare for a teacher’s first school year to be as…Continue
PART II: Warning: There are giants in the land!After struggling through the necessary preliminary coursework and preparations to become a teacher the process was put into motion of obtaining a…Continue
PART I: Find something you hate doing and you’ll never have to work againThis journey began 5 years ago. For my birthday 5 years ago, I received a big box. Inside were a myriad of little candy cane…Continue
Today marked the 71st anniversary of D-Day (June 6, 1944) - the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe. So today, my wife and I watched what I consider to be the best and most historically accurate World War II movie ever made: The Longest Day.
There is a line in the movie spoken by Lt. Col. Benjamin Vandervoort (portrayed by John Wayne): "I wonder whose side God is on."
The line is repeated by Maj. Gen. Gunther Blumentritt (portrayed by Curt Jurgens). My immediate…Continue
What are you going to do tomorrow?
Seventy-one years ago - even at this very hour - planes had already left British airspace en route to Normandy, France. These planes bore not only paratroopers but also gliders in tow whose sole purpose was to crash land behind enemy lines and deploy a small force to secure enemy strongholds. Now there are many analogies I could make with the gliders, but I mainly want to point this out.
They talked about this for months. They thought about…Continue
It happened a year ago this very week. And it happened today as well. I was sad and depressed because a paid vacation was about to begin. How many people are sad, depressed, and fighting back tears because of a paid vacation?
Teachers who love their jobs and love the kids!
From the last verse of a song sung by Kevin Spacey (portraying singer, Bobby Darin) called "The Curtain Falls":
People say I was made for this
Nothing else would I trade for this
And just think, I get paid for this
I think of these lyrics as I wrap up the school year. I thank God for what I get to do. He gets all the glory.…Continue