A CLAS sized Shockabuku

In the movie “Grosse Pointe Blank”, John Cusack’s character is meeting up with his high school sweetheart on the eve […]

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The Penultimate Post

What a journey it has been. Since January of 2014 I’ve been on a path of rebirth, renew, and rebuilding.  […]

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The Things You Carry

Being a teacher has always been a part of my life.  When I was in 5th grade, I made a […]

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The Gorilla Position

The Gorilla Position was named for Gorilla Monsoon – one of the biggest figures in the early days of the […]

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Into The Mystic

Why yes, the headline refers to Van Morrison’s hit, which you can listen to here.  It’s been an alarming three […]

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The Things I Learned at CLAS 2016

You know that moment when you discover the kind of folks you knew existed – the ones that love the […]

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The Rookie

Up until this semester everything has followed the traditional school path.  Go to class. Attend the lecture with notebook and […]

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Smokey and the Bandit

If you’ve never seen the movie that serves as the title for this post you need to drop whatever you’re […]

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Returning to the Valley

A year ago on the 19th of July I wrote a blog post about being “In the Valley of Peace”.  […]

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The Theory of Everything

Theories are wonderful things.  They are helpful in examining an issue or an idea.  They allow us to apply the […]

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Decolonize versus Diversify: Why We Must Read More, Not Less

I don’t wade into political or religious discussion on this blog as the material here is focused on education, literature, […]

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A Great Perhaps

What a ride. I’m putting Spring 2016 semester in the rear view mirror (3.20 GPA!) and pulling out maps for […]

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Cool Runnings

In 1993 one of the greatest sports movies was released and the title kicks off today’s post.  But it shares […]

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