Category Archives: education

Questions Of A Personal Nature

     This came to me a week or so ago, and it is a rather thought-provoking poem that elicited some  inner searching deeper than that which is my norm. But, I must confess that I am very pleased with its … Continue reading

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Suggestions: Pro And Con On Seasonal Donations

I was sent this through e-mail and somehow managed to copy and paste it here.. The print and presentation leave a lot to be desired, but the message is very clear “some charities are much more charitable than others”.. Happy … Continue reading

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My Daddy Was A Wise Man

Happy Father’s Day to all of the dads today.. Some of us will remember them for what they taught us, and some of you, will someday remember, what they have taught you.       May you rest in peace Dad … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Gift

    Written in honor of my mother, and on Mother’s Day it has a special place in  my heart.. God Bless all of our mothers wherever they may be. Happy Mother’s Day to all of you, Jake. A Mother’s … Continue reading

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Cynical Development

     A little something to ponder as you attempt to prepare your children for the real world. Have a thoughtful Sunday,  Jake. Cynical Development When do we begin to develop, a cynical look at the world? Is it from … Continue reading

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Honors

     I was asked a few years ago to write a poem that would be appropriate for a class reunion, and especially one that would recognize those classmates who would be forever, unable to attend. The following was the result of that request. … Continue reading

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My Daddy Was A Wise Man

     In honor of Father’s Day, I will re-blog this poem in memory of my dad, afterall he was the inspiration for it.      Thanks dad, may you rest in peace. Jack. MY DADDY WAS A WISE MAN I remember my daddy … Continue reading

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