Monthly Archives: June 2012

Lost in Cyberspace

Those of you who know me realize I’m a cyberspace case. I struggle with all things techie, even the remote control. I joined Twitter a year ago and just this week learned about making lists when I read Amber West’s … Continue reading

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In Memory of Iz – Israel Kamakawiwo’ole

Today I would like to honor the memory of singer Israel Ka’ano’i Kamakawiwo’ole, better known as Iz, one of the most beautiful voices of all time. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii on May 20, 1959,  he died on June 26, 1997.   … Continue reading

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Senior Prank Backfires – Parenting Plights & Delights

(Note: The names in this post have been changed to protect the innocent and the guilty!) What is it about the tradition of senior pranks at high schools? It seems that some kids who aren’t pranksters by nature are tempted … Continue reading

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Ugly Foot Finds Its Doppelganger

“Creativity is contagious. Pass it on.”  ~ Albert Einstein Inspiration! It can happen anywhere! Ideas are born in the strangest places, ignited by bizarre objects or strange people. Or a random photo from my daughter’s honeymoon pics. Here’s the scoop: Lily … Continue reading

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Boys and Bugs – Parenting Plights & Delights

Warning:  If you have a weak stomach, read no further! One day when my nephew JW was three years old, he told my sister-in-law Debbie he came up with an invention. “First, you look for a snail. The bigger, the … Continue reading

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Graduation Poem – To Dream

It’s graduation time in California. My writer friend, Alanna Heck, wrote a poem inspired by the song Impossible Dream by Joe Darion. Alanna teaches special ed and learning disabled students in grades 8 through 12. For them, graduation from high … Continue reading

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Pajama Day Sans Undies – Parenting Plights & Delights

When my nephew Joker was in kindergarten, his class had a Pajama/Pancake party on the last day of school. The family was leaving for summer vacation that day, but Joker had been so excited about the party the whole month … Continue reading

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