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About grantutor

Career educator in both public and private schools. Has tutored all ages. Writes about education, parenting, & seniors. Sings harmony with folk/rock group and a choir. Caregiver for spouse who dealt with Stage IV cancer. Happy person committed to nature and conservation of a green world.

Honeysuckle Air: Holding Foot

I am probably not the only wife who was born with cold feet. After our marriage had settled into decades, there were times we went to bed only because we were tired and longed for sleep. Yet our mutual fondness … Continue reading

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Teardrops for My Country: Repeal and Replace?!

Sing as Introduction: One morning I had an inspiration. I think it will last me all year long. It came out of my exasperation. That things seem to be so very wrong. Chorus: Repeal and Replace a congressman’s face. Rejecting … Continue reading

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Presentation: How Gospel Music Taught Me Life’s Lessons

(Although this was originally presented as a sermon, it has also been given as a presentation of the wisdom and legacy of gospel music.) Gathering Music: Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child  piano by Darko Varga Centering Moment Chalice Lighting: Harvesting … Continue reading

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Deep Breathing Moments: My Macaroni Meltdown

Walking on macaroni  became the theme of my weekend. I didn’t intend it to be that way for sure!  As I said, it wasn’t my choice. The macaroni just volunteered! Obviously the week isn’t over yet! My run of bad … Continue reading

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Sons and Mothers and Others: Retired Into Bullying!

  Hildra Tague July 10, 2014 at 10:25 am Since I retired to Florida I’ve been shocked to see the level of antagonism portrayed by seniors who bully–especially when working as a group. The “social” bullying described in the recent … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: An Election Brings Conflict Revolution

My job as a teacher, or chief thought catcher, in this small private school brings sunshine to my soul. As the day starts the students begin the process of settling down. A gal noticed my efforts at taming the crowd … Continue reading

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Old Age May Bring Memory Problems

Why did I go into this room? What am I doing here? Must I once again retrace my steps to find my way? I’ll stand here just a bit.  I feel like having a fit. But it won’t help me … Continue reading

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