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Jazz Soul Ramblings

Back in the country I started out listening to poetry of gospel songs. Some were about joy and peace: It is Well With My Soul, Take Time to be Holy,  A Beautiful Life, Peace in the Valley. As a youngster … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Looking Famous!

Teaching has always brought me joy and satisfaction, but I never dreamed it would lead to looking famous. It all happened in a normal school day. It started like any other day in the classroom–except for the argument–as two students  who  arrived … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: My Life as a Teddy Bear

Our little private school was almost lost in the woods. Yet it was pleasantly surrounded by Miss Popcorn Goat, the mascot, and Mr. Roo Ster, the Rooler of the school. On another side was the Pizza Garden and The Chocolate … 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: Prevent Intergalactic Shock!

My students teach me so much at our small private school. Each day I spend with them is almost better than a trip to outer space. One Monday morning during our warmup, which we do to get the brains started … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Bring Your Reindeer to Class

The rainy season was in full sway and Tree Land students were loving it. They were experts at finding those glorious puddles. This small private school enjoyed the custom of walking in the rain when it wasn’t storming. Miss Landers … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: A Train Ride

When my young sons and I left their dad in Houston after he accepted a job there, we returned to Oklahoma City to finish the school year before moving to Texas. The trip brought me tears and the realization that … Continue reading

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