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Life Is Always Moving

“I have always known that at last I would take this road, but yesterday I did not know that it would be today.” Narihara I am having kind of an off day today. I certainly am not myself. In fact … Continue reading

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The Little Things In Life

Kurt Vonnegut wrote: “Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you’ll look back and realize they were big things.”  When my children were younger and I was teaching full time, I used to complain about having too much … Continue reading

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Staying Young

Teaching. Some people argue that teaching is not only a tiresome profession, but an unrewarding one as well. That the rewards are not that great, and that it is one of the most unappreciated professions. I have to agree to … Continue reading

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The Strangeness Of Time

Right after I posted my blog article ‘As I Look Back’, I came across one of Hemingway’s quotes in his biography by Carlos Baker that I hadn’t noticed before. I’ve read this book several times since September 1980, when I … Continue reading

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“Fight, fight. That Is Life.”

Oscar Wilde wrote: “Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.” When I was young and still in school I was such an idealist. … Continue reading

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They Usually Have A Beginning That Never Stops Beginning

Steven Spielberg once said: “People have forgotten how to tell a story. Stories don’t have a middle or an end any more. They usually have a beginning that never stops beginning.” By definition a story is: An oral or written … Continue reading

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