Monthly Archives: October 2012

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
A letter from a disgusted teacher: I QUIT Kris L. Nielsen Monroe, NC 28110 Union County Public Schools Human Resources Department 400 North Church Street Monroe, NC 28112 October 25, 2012 To All…

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The beast within

Friends and enemies, There are “those times which try men’s souls.” (Kingston Trio). And then there are just those times. — The Beast Within — The ‘beast’ crept up on Jack, like it always did. Slowly, over a couple of … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Losing My Cents:
It was a weekend of unrelated¬†activities for me.¬† I got home from my grandmother’s house on Saturday afternoon, went to a Haunted House on Saturday night that was put on by the local fire…

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Originally posted on bierstadt54:
When this past summer began, it seemed only a matter of time before the repressive Syrian regime fell and was replaced by a diverse assortment of disorganized but enthusiastic Syrian rebels in a democracy. Since then,…

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Post a day – why try?

Someone, will ask, “Why try to post a day?” Well, it makes you a better blogger, if it doesn’t kill you first. I want to become a better blogger. And accepting challenges always helps me strive for excellence …. And … Continue reading

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The WHOLE carrot.

Friends, There are some things in Ukraine which make me go, “WHAT?” So, we come to food. They make GREAT veggies here. I wonder how people in the USA become vegetarian. The veggies are rather tasteless. But, here? Wow! It … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Faustian urGe:
The Wallypower118 — a $33 million motor yacht — sounds like a jet aircraft as its triple gas turbines power up. It’s shark-like, sleek profile reminds of something straight out of James Bond 007. This…

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