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Vanity

As it turned out I am more vain and selfish than Angelina Jolie, who had both breasts mastectomized when she found out she has the breast cancer gene. Never mind if her divine bosom showed no sign of cancer. Meanwhile, I … Continue reading

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On dying and other concerns after 50

My brother met his untimely demise June 30. Two days after his wife’s birthday and ten days before his 57th birthday. Not that there is such a thing as a timely demise. I don’t even know where that idiom came … Continue reading

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Fostering

When a child comes to you, you are mistaken to think you have a choice. He has chosen you, the way kitty cats rub their noses against your face while you lay asleep to leave a scent that says, “you … Continue reading

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Faculty Development

(Wrote this little poem in honor of faculty development week. Yeah right. Enjoy ;-)!!!!) And when one faculty is developed, What happens to the rest? Do they whither and crack like dry hay Turn into tumbleweeds Quietly roll in the … Continue reading

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The village, not the state

It takes a village to raise a child, or so the cliche goes. And I believe this saying with all my heart, using it unsparingly to remind teachers, principals, and camp counselors that kicking a child out for misbehaving is … Continue reading

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Kuto!!!!

I had a feeling he had them when I saw his hair — so dry and mangy, like he hadn’t washed it in days.  We had told him to shampoo his hair, then so beautiful and wavy, like Luis’s was … Continue reading

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