A MAN TO LOOK UP TOO

Take out a piece of paper and give yourself five minutes or so to think of three men you look up too and write down why.  Think outside of the box. My dear hubby – duh, he’s the man I married, because he is wonderful and he stood by me when I got sick and … Continue reading A MAN TO LOOK UP TOO

EDUCATION IN AMERICA

  In 1979 President Jimmy Carter created the Education Department. The main function of the Department of Education is to establish policy for, administer and coordinate most federal assistance to education, collect data on US schools, and to enforce federal educational laws regarding privacy and civil rights." The Department of Education does not establish schools … Continue reading EDUCATION IN AMERICA

PATRIOTS

PATRIOT: noun a person who loves, supports, and defends his or her country and its interests with devotion. a person who regards himself or herself as a defender, especially of individual rights, against presumed interference by the federal government. ************************* How far does Donald Trump have to go before his supporters will see the damage … Continue reading PATRIOTS

GUNS, GOD-GIVEN RIGHT?

**Trigger Warning** Blog topic of guns and school shootings Right now I am listening to Wayne LaPierre the CEO of the NRA give a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference and I swear I can feel my blood pressure rise. I am finding out things about the National Rifle Association that I find absolutely … Continue reading GUNS, GOD-GIVEN RIGHT?

LISTENING SESSION & TOWN HALL

Today, I spent my afternoon watching the Listening Session at the White House with students, parents, and teachers from Parkland, Florida, Sandy Hook and Columbine. As you know I prefer to read the transcripts, but I am glad that I tuned in. During the meeting, Donald Trump had a card with notes on them. At … Continue reading LISTENING SESSION & TOWN HALL

PARKLAND, FLORIDA

I know I said I was going to get back on track today for my blog, but I am not finished talking about the school shooting that happened in Parkland, Florida. This shooting hit close to home for me. My husband was born and raised in South Florida and when we met, I moved to … Continue reading PARKLAND, FLORIDA

ANGER & SORROW

Today’s blog is about gun violence and the school shooting that happened yesterday. If you find this topic sensitive, please feel free to click away. I promise I won’t be upset. Please come back tomorrow and I will get back to my normal posting. Thank you. (Click Here for a Cute Kitty Picture.) I am … Continue reading ANGER & SORROW