Monthly Archives: August 2017

Quotable Quotes

It is a good thing for an uneducated man to read books of quotations. — Winston Churchill There are days when, as a writer, the words simply elude you and the simple act of creating something new somehow becomes torturous. … Continue reading

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More Laughter Yoga!

This is a follow-up to my earlier post about Laughter Yoga, with a few more resources to help you explore this phenomenon. At the end, you’ll see why I am posting this today, a special day for laughter yoga. They … Continue reading

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more music…more music…more music

Here’s MORE MUSIC for your weekend enjoyment — so enjoy! Let’s kick if off with some drum kings: Louis Bellson, Lionel Hampton and Don Lamond laying down the beats back in the 50s! Once upon a time (mostly December 1970), a mystery band … Continue reading

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Methods of Reading Instruction circa 1900

My grandfather, G.M.C. Massey taught in Texas schools from 1900-1919. Here he reminisces about changing philosophies in how to teach that most complex of skills, reading. When I first began in school I was not allowed to try to read … Continue reading

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Total Eclipse

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Free Stuff

Who doesn’t like free stuff? Sure, there are some give-aways you wish you had never gotten and unsolicited junk mail samples galore. But there are indeed genuine free resources out there, and here’s a list of a few of them. Let’s … Continue reading

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“Love Will Make You Do the Strangest Things”

…like get married — years ago! Happy Anniversary to good friends David and Anne Ducharme-Jones! In addition to being life partners for many years, these two partner together in song as well. Over the last several years, I have had … Continue reading

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