Tag Archives: anger

A Moment Away from the Class

If you’ve never done it, and by it I mean teaching, you might not identify with all aspects of it.  You might understand the joy of getting through to that notoriously difficult or rather uninspired student.  It’s happened in enough … Continue reading

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Recovery and Snags

We got an early start to the day.  We left our hotel at six with a packed lunch.  I was feeling better, so I managed to eat the boring sandwich. We made a stop at a cute roadside place.  I … Continue reading

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Rain

It is so hard to photograph rain. You can capture the drips and streaks on the window, but capturing it in the air as it is falling is so hard. It is easier to define rain. Some rain is melancholy.  … Continue reading

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Terrible Moment

This blog is not very political. The causes it champions are all related to my personal happiness. However, sometimes, it needs to stretch beyond that. Early this morning, I turned on the TV and I got to see a powerful … Continue reading

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All The World’s A Stage

What happens on the planet Earth, stays on the planet earth When I caught sight of this witty take on the all too familiar slogan, I chuckled inwardly and while thinking it one of the better satires, I preferred to … Continue reading

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Silver Lining?

Even when you win, you lose. Sorry, but there is no way I can manipulate this into a Perfect Moment.  I could easily dub this a horrific moment.  If you can somehow find the silver lining in this, please let … Continue reading

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Hey Commuter

  Hey commuter.   No, not you.  Not the commuter who sits behind the wheel cursing the bad drivers, the stupid drivers, and the drivers who should just get moving instead of riding their brakes.  Not you who can’t find a … Continue reading

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Today’s Very Imperfect Moment–or the Bobble Head that Got Away

I’ve got to break up Today’s Perfect Moment into two today. That is because amidst the perfect, I need a moment to rant about great injustices.  I cannot always right the wrongs, but I can stand up and let my … Continue reading

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May 9, 2014

Today had no perfect moment. That probably isn’t true. What’s true is that I was so wrapped up in anger and frustration that I missed the perfect moment. I was fuming while I should have been enjoying. I allowed lazy … Continue reading

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