Retired teacher. 33 1/2 years experience in public schools at middle and high school levels. Trained in English and special education. Taught basic writing skills for 5 years at community college level. Practiced writing all my life in a variety of forms - poetry, short story, essay, novel. Currently living in Florida, absorbing the beauty of this piece of paradise, supporting my wife as she continues her teaching career and making this portion of my life the most awesome it can be.
I have to admit I felt a certain amount of pride in making this commitment!
A long walk yesterday and another today gave me lots of time to listen to Rage by Bob Woodward. I have finished listening to the book, and I’m left almost speechless, searching […]
Passion – an interesting word. Printed on an advertisement for the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the word suggests that people should follow their passion and subscribe to the opera series. That’s what […]
It was only last week that I posted a resolve to “begin anew,” to put myself out there, to express my thoughts whatever their worth. And already this morning, I sat at […]
On my long morning walks, I have become addicted to Audible and enjoying someone read books to me that I would otherwise acquire to grow into a perhaps never read stack on […]
The little boy looked at mother, father, aunts, uncles, grandmothers, and he saw white hair, no hair, slow movement, old. He knew he was different, the same family, but a different category; […]
Never say never. Seventy-five years on this earth and I’ve ordered my first yard sign to post. I’ve always maintained that it’s nobody’s business who one votes for. Secret ballot and all […]
Life begins anew, each day! And so today, I begin this adventure anew. Changing this website a bit. Writing some new stuff. Getting back to a steady expression of myself. For a […]
It was during college in the 60s that I was introduced to Ayn Rand, first through The Fountainhead followed by Atlas Shrugged. She spoke to me then, as she did to many […]