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As far back as I can recall, I have enjoyed journaling events of my life. Growing up and listening to tales of my parents’ generation in the Caribbean was so fascinating, that I wanted to be a part of the stories they told. That was not to be, as we migrated to the U.S. andContinue reading “WELCOME TO 2016”
It’s the season for giving, so without much thought you plunge head first into a crowded mall, possibly running a red light just to get the nearest parking space to your desired entrance and grab the last shopping cart, leaving some poor, less fortunate soul to fend for herself while she waitsContinue reading “Generous Giver or Over-Giver, which are you?”
In a recent article, the Asbury Park Press explored the effect of Digital tools on the way our students “write, spell and use proper grammar.” Text-messaging tools and the abbreviated informal language of the Internet filled with emoticons, are producing students who turn in papers incapable of expressing good grammar, displaying critical thinking skills orContinue reading “DUMBING DOWN OUR STUDENTS CAN RESULT IN DUMBING DOWN OUR DOCTORS”
THIS POST IS DEDICATED TO MY DEAR LITTLE AVA: ONCE UPON A TIME ON A POTATO FARM IN BRIDGEWATER, MAINE, THERE WAS A POTATO WHOSE NAME WAS LITTLE ELBA. SHE LIKED THE SUNSHINE THAT SHE SAW WHEN SHE CAME OUT OF THE GROUND. SHE HAD BEEN GROWING IN THE GROUND FOR TEN WEEKS.
COME WITH ME……. to an Island I know you will enjoy! The trip will only take you four hours by plane from Miami, so pack your lightest clothing, a few swimsuits and sandals; and oh, don’t forget a straw hat and suntan lotion as you’ll be perfectly tanned before it’s all over. We’re offContinue reading “VACATION on your mind?”
￼ If you’re still not sure what books to take to the beach this summer, one of my recommendations is “The Monuments Men” by Robert Edsel. It’s an engaging and suspenseful account by Robert Edsel of the activities of the monuments men during World War II. The Monuments Men were 345 volunteers from theContinue reading “APRIL”
Friends always ask, “What do you do during the day?” assuming that retirement brings with it idle days and listless nights reminiscing about time spent with the kids, who rarely have time to call these days. And when they do, they’re surprised at the compromised hearing loss or other ailments of their stricken parents,Continue reading “MARCH”