Today Matters

Posted on Mon, 12/30/2013 - 16:30
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A Tragic Indifference to Violence

Posted on Mon, 01/27/2014 - 10:04
[caption id="attachment_328" align="alignright" width="410"] We are becoming desensitized to violence as a nation.[/caption] I was watching the news last night and it was chilling when the newsman said, “Well here we go again, another shooting at a mall in …”

Today I Dream

Posted on Mon, 01/20/2014 - 09:05
Today is a day this great nation has set aside to remember the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. We know of his unflinching yet unrequited desire for equality. We know of his soaring words and his uncompromising leadership. “I have a dream” shares the same reverence in the annals of American heritage with “Four score and seven years ago”. Standing at the precipice of history, Dr. King chose a path that led millions of people to a better life, even at the cost of his own.

The Game of the Week | Sportsmanship

Posted on Mon, 02/10/2014 - 10:21
This past week the sports world was in full tilt. We had Super Bowl Sunday plus a full slate of college and professional basketball games followed immediately by college football’s National Signing Day. For a sports fan, it is a great time of the year. But let me tell you about the best game I saw all weekend.

I am a Daddy

Posted on Mon, 03/10/2014 - 09:39
This morning was bittersweet. My 8th grade son boarded a plane early this morning with most of his fellow 8th graders. They were on their spring break trip to Washington DC. We had to be at the airport at 4:30 this morning which meant getting up at 3:15 and leaving the house by 3:45. Today also happened to be the “Spring Forward” time change for Daylight Saving Time so in actuality it was like getting up at 2:15. We were both a little groggy!

Refocusing on Humanity

Posted on Mon, 03/03/2014 - 10:14

A Day in the Life of a Teacher

Posted on Mon, 02/24/2014 - 09:04
Morning comes way too early. I just closed my eyes and now it is time to start all over again. The morning shower is about the only time I am going to have today with a little silence. I have found myself standing under the water a little longer each day as the school year is passing.

A REAL Valentine's Day

Posted on Mon, 02/17/2014 - 10:09

Kids Having Kids

Posted on Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:28

I Work, Therefore I Am.

Posted on Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:55
Every time I open my web browser, I see something about a diet or a savings plan or a self-improvement program. We are constantly looking for ways to be better to do better and, often