Monthly Archives: July 2020

Never take it personally

Originally posted on Michael A. Ventrella:
There are classic movies that critics love that don’t interest me in the slightest. Oh sure, I can acknowledge they’re well directed, well acted, well written — but the subject matter bores me. And…

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Trump’s Attack On Democracy

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
(Photo by Sharefaith on Pexels.com) What happened the other night in Portland, Oregon should have all Americans who believe in the Constitution, Freedom, and Democracy outraged and frightened. Please do not…

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The Purple Snapdragon

Originally posted on A Teacher's Reflections:
Dear Purple Snapdragon, Your stalk grew too tall. You fell over every day. I cradled you and propped you up. Nothing worked.  Nothing helped. Finally I let you go. I put you in…

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Rest In Peace Rep. John Lewis

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
(https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Lewis) The United States of America lost an heroic figure with the passing of Representative John Lewis on Friday from pancreatic cancer.  (1940-2020) Mr. Lewis was a major figure in the…

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National Suicide Hotline

YOU ARE NEVER ALONE via National Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-8255 Text: 741741

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The Problem with Charity

Originally posted on rachelmankowitz:
            I’ve always felt uneasy about giving charity. I can’t figure out which charities to help, or how to be helpful, or how to not feel guilty for all of the other charities I am therefore…

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July Self-Promotion Party!

Originally posted on charles french words reading and writing:
(Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com) Hello to all the writers out there and reading this blog! It is time for a shameless self-promotion party, so please do not be shy about…

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Kindergarten Means “Garden of Children”

Originally posted on A Teacher's Reflections:
My garden is a new venture every year.  We bought an older home with an established flower garden in 2002.  When summer arrived I couldn’t wait to see what  would bloom.  It was…

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I Hate Masks!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: Not an actual picture of me at a restaurant, but a very close facsimile.* Last Sunday, my wife and I ate in the fabled part of a restaurant known as “Inside.” Except for while…

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