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Electing the American President


Repost MLK DAY 2018 Repost from 2008 election. How things change and how they stay the same: Today November 4, 2008 we are all a part of the most important event in political history.  Barack Obama, the Democratic candidate might possibly become the first black president of the United States.  Watching the two years of… Continue reading Electing the American President

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Megan Meier: Internet hoax victim


Social networking and it's pros and cons have been debated since the popularity of such sites as Myspace, Facebook and Twitter have increased and become part of the new Internet age. The Megan Meier’s story is particularly disturbing and has all the elements that are facilitating an adolescent epidemic of risk taking and poor judgment.… Continue reading Megan Meier: Internet hoax victim

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We Are Seven


This has been one of my favorite poems since I was quite young. WE ARE SEVEN   by William Wordsworth 1798--A SIMPLE Child, That lightly draws its breath And feels its life in every limb, What should it know of death? I met a little cottage Girl: She was eight years old, she said; Her hair… Continue reading We Are Seven

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“What can be worse than the total agony of being in love?”


In the spirit of the holiday season... "What can be worse than the total agony of being in love?"As spoken by an eleven year old from a line in the film, Love Actually. If you pause for one second and think about it, isn’t love the absolute worst thing ever? I mean it is sheer… Continue reading “What can be worse than the total agony of being in love?”