April Page 5

Whether it is a cold or my sinuses, my body has been sending very direct messages. You are sick. You need to rest. Why aren't you resting? Sleep, you need sleep.   Oh and by the way, until you give me what I want food will lose all favor.  And it did. Well mostly, I … Continue reading April Page 5

Summer Time – Writing Time – Review Time

Reading one of my favorite blogs this morning - Live to Write – Write to Live inspired me. They were discussing what the summer time means to your writing and reading schedule.  Summer as a teacher and a writer means there is actually less time for me to write.  No set schedule which seems like it would … Continue reading Summer Time – Writing Time – Review Time

Preview from Another Pen

A wonderful excerpt from a book sure to become a classic.

Just Sayin'... 😉

early_morning_rowboat

Warren Bronck had had enough so he took a rowboat out to sea. He had grown tired of all the jibber jabber, folderol, and twaddle of the populous at large. All he wanted was a place to fish that was all his own. All he wanted was some peace and quiet.

Everyone knows that pelicans are natural fishers of the seas. Everyone knows that they are jovial, even-tempered, celebratory creatures. Warren Bronck was a pelican, but he was none of those other things. If you encountered him in the morning he was usually grumpy. By evening he was normally using a great deal of salty language.

Other than his temperament Warren was a striking figure of a pelican. He was tall, big chested, and had a deep rich voice. To most, he seemed distinguished and charming. In truth he was such a master of the obvious and ironic that no…

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Arming Ms. Apple

Of all the things that could be done to education, the worst would be the arming of American school teachers. Seriously, it would be disastrous...Countless teachers would quit or retire in order to avoid having to carry gun in a school or work around them.  Many more would never entered the profession.  Teachers are under-fire … Continue reading Arming Ms. Apple