Dear Angry Parking Lot Lady, I really do appreciate your concern for Luke and yes, my windows were cracked so approaching me with such venom did not help your case. I didn't fight or kowtow to your righteous anger so threatening me was inappropriate. And please if you feel my baby boy is in danger … Continue reading Angry Parking Lot Lady
A wonderful excerpt from a book sure to become a classic.
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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This month, I have challenged myself to write a blog post everyday until my birthday. I thought two days ago that it would be difficult; especially since I was so tired I could barely keep myself awake. Today, however, my mind was flooded with ideas. The deluge didn't stop even when I was in the … Continue reading Too Many Ideas
Those are words of Sally Fields when she won the Oscar in 1984. Honest.. The full quote is "I haven't had an orthodox career, and I've wanted more than anything to have your respect. The first time I didn't feel it, but this time I feel it, and I can't deny the fact that you … Continue reading “I can’t deny the fact that you like me, right now, you like me!”
Check out this terrific new blog from another author. I know my students love his work and hope that one day I can get a fabulous review like this for my own own. Rock on, Mr. Medina.. Rock on. This teacher left me speechless....