Category Archives: Personal Reflection

The Next Great Adventure

It was a Monday night in early July.  The kids were in bed, and Alissa and I were talking.  The conversation rambled here and there.  We talked about our jobs a bit, and the kids, of course.  We were just … Continue reading

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Standing with Teachers

My dad retired when I was twelve, about 3 months before I finished 7th grade.  He and my mom both had full careers  working for the County of Los Angeles and represented by the Service Employees International Union.  It’s a … Continue reading

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Adventures in Sunday School: Thanks, Kids!

Last April I was home sick one Sunday.  The main campus of my church streams Sunday Services live on the internet.  I decided to check it out through our website. Of course, the live stream is not the only thing … Continue reading

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The Smell in the Parking Lot

Sometimes, in all the chaos of a busy schedule, you get a brief glance into something greater. I had one of those moments tonight.  Alissa was home sick. I went and picked up the kids and took them grocery shopping. … Continue reading

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Ten Things I Love About March

Daylight savings time St. Patrick’s Day Spring starts Little League practice starts Only one day off from school Better weather Time for yardwork Spring training Becoming a basketball fan for a few weeks Thoughts turn toward summer.

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A Farewell to Leonard Nimoy

In 10th grade, on the first day of school, my home room teacher introduced himself and floated an idea for a club that he thought would be fun to start, a Star Trek Club.   Now, I’m going to let … Continue reading

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Well…

It was a true battle to get out of my comfy b bed this morning.  Then I proceeded to pour my oatmeal into my coffee cup. Fortunately,  there was no coffee in it. That probably contributed to the problem in … Continue reading

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