September 2010

One Hundred (100) Years of Brotherhood

September 26, 2010

I just returned from a celebration of the 100 year anniversary of my fraternity, Delta Upsilon on the University of Washington campus (1910 to 2010).  Our national fraternity was founded in 1834 at Williams College in Massachusetts.   It is North America’s oldest and largest non-secret Greek letter society. The fraternity motto is: Justice, Our Foundation.  […]

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September 24, 2010

6mths 1wk, Around 18lbs, Hair Strawberry Bleach Blond and eyes ice blue. So I’ve been reading my sister’s blogs and seeing how I’ve been matching up in my first few months in life.  Not bad so fair.  We rolled over about the same time and sitting has been right up there too.  If I can […]

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People Power

September 23, 2010

Spent the better half of the day trying to bring an old 240 volt outlet back to life, after an electrician had completely taken  an albeit old,  but perfectly good, wiring job apart, I am figuring in the name of safety. This of course has made my job quite difficult. But in the throws of […]

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A little Perspective

September 14, 2010

Sometimes I have a perspective problem. I start staring down a tunnel and begin to loose track of the big picture. It is nice to be snapped out of this, sometimes it takes an outside force. People give me a bad time for liking Joel Osteen, but on my ride today in my car I […]

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Chicken Little and President Obama

September 4, 2010

I sent the following letter to the editors of our local papers including the Sacramento Bee. The terrible stories circulating about President Obama made me think of the story of Chicken Little, a story we all learned in elementary school. Chicken Little was in the woods and an acorn fell on her head. She was […]

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Writing My Life #6

September 2, 2010

Meeting Coretta Scott King I was working with one of my high risk students in 1988 when I suddenly felt nausea and pain in my chest.  I mentioned it to the student and stopped to take a few deep breaths.  The pain went away within a few minutes, the day ended, I went home and […]

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