Monthly Archives: August 2011

Who Said History Is Boring

A couple of weeks ago I talked about my favorite classes. I alluded to a history professor who made history fun for me. So it should come as no surprise that he’s one of my favorite teachers. Dr. S was … Continue reading

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Favorite Teacher- Mrs. Mac

This one is hands down easy for me. My first grade teacher was Mrs. McGadney. I love, love, love her. She’s an amazing woman and so very brave. I didn’t even know it at the time, but she really was. … Continue reading

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Teaching Me a Thing Or Two

Last week my kiddos started school.  Naturally they’ve already formed an opinion about some of their teachers.  Generally speaking, I liked all of my teachers.  Sure there was probably a class or two I could have lived without, but I … Continue reading

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For life…

It’s funny how we’re talking about best school friends. My 20th class reunion was this month. I wasn’t able to attend but since Facebook has made its mark on the world, I almost felt like I was there with all the … Continue reading

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Best Friends …

                           Forever? … Or Just ‘For Now’?                                               By Jeff Salter             This week’s ‘best buddies’ topic brought back lots of fond memories.             But let me start with a clarification:  I never had a BF-F.  It may have been … Continue reading

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Those Friends

I was lucky in school. Junior high and high school and even college, I had the same best friend. You know, one of those friends. The ones you find and make damn sure you keep because no one else will … Continue reading

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Best Friend That Disappeared From My life Twice

I had tons of friends in high school – I knew everyone and they all knew me. Yeah, really, a school of about 2000 students and I knew them all. My sister graduated two years before me and whenever she … Continue reading

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BFFs

“Hold on a sec.  It’s in here somewhere.”  (Digs through backpack.)  “Ah-ha!  Here it is.” Picture me waving an excuse note for my tardiness in posting.    Blame it on the not-so-smallish people living in my house, eating my food,  and … Continue reading

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Back to School

We’re talking school stuff again this week, and I was one of those who didn’t like the whole school thing. And it didn’t like me. Especially Geometry. That evil, frustrating, useless class earned me my first “F” on a report … Continue reading

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School Daze

                 Most Memorable Courses … and the Clunkers                                                       By Jeff Salter              In recognition of the millions of ‘kids’ returning to school at various times this month, this week’s overall theme is about our own fond recollections of terrific … Continue reading

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