featured from the podcast a deLayed teacher podcast

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Know when to fold ’em

There’s a song lyric or a movie quote that usually starts the idea of a blog post in my mind.  This time around a song brings me to the keyboard and it is “The...

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Writing the Unwritten

To write the unwritten – it’s a challenge I’ve been given in on my of classes. Most of my creative writing up until this point has been generally derivative of something else I started...

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First Days

First days. They are always full of surprises. They’re never the same as the others in your life – always uniquely fascinating to experience. And so, my first day back in full time college...

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One Day More

At long last the day has arrived. Tomorrow is the first day of school for a multitude of folks.  Freshman who were seniors just a few months ago will step foot into classrooms and...

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Deep Breath

There are plenty of things that go through your mind as the days get closer and closer to a big event. Lots of wondering if this was the right call. Plenty of questioning if...

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The Game Is On Part Deux

It’s here. The last seven days of freedom before this thing…this idea that I’ve put my hopes and dreams on – before it kicks on the thrusters and begins the epic journey to the...

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Back to the Stage

How does one of the verses from the opening song to “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” go?  I had to google it, but it goes like this, “Something familiar something...

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The Game Is On

Well – if there was a way for me to welch out on this whole going to school thing it’s going to get much harder after these last two weeks.

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The Great Goodbye

In just under a month, my first full time school experience in twelve year begins and it’s rightly got me vexed.  There’s more moving parts in this process than I imagined.  There’s also the...

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A Flying Leap

You know that scene in Pirates of the Caribbean where Jack says, “You know that feeling you get when you’re standing in a high place and you have a sudden urge to jump? I...

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The Next Big Thing

Welcome to the next experiment in my blogging life.  Last semester I returned to school after over 13 years since my first class after graduating high school.  And it was the most terrifying and...

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I’m going on an adventure!

There’s a scene in the first “Hobbit” movie – the scene where Bilbo Baggins realizes he needs to leave the Shire and go out on a proper adventure.  That this adventure will lead to...