Sebastian

I substitute taught in a middle school English class last Friday. The fifth hour class was considered an extra unruly group. So I started the class by speaking with a loud firm (no smile) voice. I remembered what my husband said. He told me to […]

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Favorite Quotes

I love quotes and the internet gives us access to the very best. Over the past few years I’ve been figuring out my favorites. Here’s a list of the more prominent names: Martin Luther Theodore Roosevelt Noah Webster Mother Teresa C.S. Lewis Seneca Winston Churchill […]

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Anyway

God is great But sometimes life ain’t good And when I pray It doesn’t always turn out like I think it should But I do it anyway . . . I heard those words in a debut video on CMT this past Saturday. It was […]

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21 Suggestions For Success

I substitute taught in a fourth grade class at a private Catholic school in Tulsa, Oklahoma today. When I sub I always study and learn from the details of the room. I try to gather details of what the teacher is like.

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Beatles and Love Me Do

Did you know Paul McCartney skipped school when he was 16 years old and wrote the song, Love Me Do.”? This was the Beatles first big hit. When the song was released in America Ringo Starr was not the drummer on the record, another guy […]

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Dottie and Elvis

I love it when I hear a great story. Today as I sat next to Dottie she told me one. Dottie and her parents lived in California in the late 1960’s. They decided to go on a trip to Pennsylvania to visit family. On the […]

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Turn, Turn, Turn by The Byrds

To everything . . . turn, turn, turn. . . words to a popular song sung by The Byrds in the ’60’s. The words were derived from the poetic book of Ecclesiasties in the Bible (3:1). King Solomon, the son of King David of Israel […]

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