Life Story: Chapter Seventy One

Welcome to a series of stories that basically make up my autobiography. It’s not entirely thorough, but I’ll do the best I can with the memories locked away inside my head. Could be therapeutic for me. Could be humorous for you. Either way, enjoy… Previously on Life Story... I had a really good friend in … Continue reading Life Story: Chapter Seventy One

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Change of Plans

This post was written in a time when I was still a counselor working in a first grade classroom. Ladies and gentlemen, children of all ages, the blog post that I had originally planned to post today is being preempted. Today's post was going to be about the first grade class that I observe and … Continue reading Change of Plans

Day Eight

A Photo That Makes Me Angry Hang on for a sec... I'm gonna have to scour through my photo archives to see if I can find something that actually makes me angry. If I find a pic of someone not using a turn signal while dressed like a clown, well, that'll make it easy. I … Continue reading Day Eight

Advice for Kids: It Isn’t Funny

Kids, there are lots of things they don't teach you in school. They don't teach common sense, which would be helpful because most of the general public lacks such a thing. They don't teach you how to ask a girl out, which would be helpful in about 15 years when that cute girl across the … Continue reading Advice for Kids: It Isn’t Funny

The Non-Delinquency of Minors

Sometimes I look around the classrooms in which I work and am amazed by a select handful of students. You see, it's been my experience that the vast majority of school children these days are disrespectful, lack common sense, and are generally unable to sit still for more than an average of 2.47 seconds. But … Continue reading The Non-Delinquency of Minors

The Haunted Paper Curtain

I spend a good portion of my day observing several students in a first grade classroom. In this room are five windows along the far wall. The teacher has hung up large pieces of butcher paper to act as makeshift curtains which partially block the bright, early morning sun. There is a strange phenomenon surrounding … Continue reading The Haunted Paper Curtain