Category Archives: SOL2016

View from the Principal’s Office

  Being a Principal is amazing challenging different than anyone can imagine. As different as being a teacher REALLY is than what everyone thinks it is. Teaching is a profession many think they could do. But it’s kind of like … Continue reading

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Every day for a month

This month of blogging has been quite a commitment. I have kept others waiting while I blogged away each and every day. I have put things off. I have cleared time. I have made writing, thinking, considering and publishing a … Continue reading

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YES or NO

  Words are power. I know this, and so…when I have opportunity, I always choose YES. The reason? Simple. I want to say that beautiful open creative imaginative word. I want to grant permission. Give forgiveness. If the power to … Continue reading

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Dominoes & Thinking Collide

“Let’s play dominoes,” I suggested. We did. We played three games. I lost all three. I got a little discouraged. I began to think maybe I needed to switch up my strategy. I placed my¬†dominoes by common numbers, a lot … Continue reading

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Fear

This concept arises in us all at one time or another. It is relative. Sometimes it is big and outside of us. Times like 9-11, the beginnings of the bombing of Iraq, Afganistan. Sometimes it is up close and personal. … Continue reading

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Trust

The very word calls up ISSUES “Trust me,” whispers in shadows. . . “even though I may not be trustworthy.” “Trust me,” murmurs behind closed door. . . “because I’m not willing to share the truth.” “I don’t think I … Continue reading

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News 

   A new day  Arrives on the lush green grass Fresh off the press Damp from water we do not have enough of here in Southern California. Headlines Blurred lines What matters? What’s important? If I am uncertain an editor … Continue reading

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