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Leaning Against the Cheek of God

It was a rainy February day in a still-new millennium, and the students of Dunn Middle School who had enrolled in our oral history and philanthropy electives were arriving at my house in vans to interview Jackson Browne. As far … Continue reading

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I Will Wave From the Shore Blowing Kisses

I just finished my three-month substitute teaching job, a brief foray back into Middle School World. It had been two years since I retired, and I had gotten very spoiled in my life as a free wheeling free-lancer. Monte helped me with my decision. … Continue reading

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Afternoon Electives

On Thursday, I hula hooped. I was amazed at how effortlessly it came back to me, and how good it felt. Donna and I were teaching an afternoon elective class about the 1960s, and she had heard that that the … Continue reading

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One of Those Small Shining Moments

I brought those garage sale records with me to school this morning. There are kindred spirits there who appreciate that sort of thing. I carried them over to the redwood picnic table where folks were standing around during recess. “Hang on … Continue reading

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