Tag Archives: fear

What? Me, Worry?

This week we are supposed to talk about a time when we acted bravely when, in actuality, we were frightened. For me it will be easy. When have I acted bravely when I was really frightened? All the time. I … Continue reading

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Don’t blame me, I’m only the class monitor

By Jeff Salter It wasn’t exactly David vs. Goliath, but that gives you a sense of how it seemed to me. This week we’re blogging about a time when we acted bravely even though we were scared inside.  Well, I … Continue reading

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Danger Will Robinson!

This week’s topic is about a time our lives were in danger.  (Not collectively, of course, but I’d bet THAT would make for an interesting blog week.)  My inner four year old says, “The orange snake.  Definitely the orange snake.”  … Continue reading

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Banshees!

We can laugh now, but I was frightened of almost everything when I was little. So, when Darby O’Gill and the Little People was going to be on a special run in Washington, DC, and the ad campaign was often … Continue reading

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We Had A Scare

Last summer, I was taking a wonderful nap. It was August and the best thing to do when the summer heat is beating down is to find a nice cool spot to hibernate. You know that moment when you’re kind … Continue reading

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Ooooh! Scary!

This isn’t a Halloween in June kind of thing like Christmas in July, but this week’s topic is about a time when we were really scared.  If it has to do with one of these… …you can bet I’m on … Continue reading

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Ms. Morton’s Fork

                                                   A Writing Prompt                                                           By Jeff Salter              This week, we’re posting writing prompts.  Not completely certain I understand them, but I believe it’s establishing a premise or set of circumstances and leaving it to the blog’s readers to … Continue reading

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