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Works at Public School
Attended California State University, Fullerton
Lives in High Desert, CA
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Hi #ROW80 folks. I’m checking in over a month late this round … I really hope to keep it up to the end though. Here are my goals for this round. The first hashtag represents the corresponding category on my blog. It may seem like a lot of stuff but I am…
//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Over 13 years ago I drove up the 15 from San Clemente to Victorville, California to accept a teaching job offer. I married the High Desert Princess and we started a family. I’ve learned some HD speak since then.…
This was a tough writing prompt. I haven’t see much of the world traveling so I’m not equipped to make a well-informed decision. I chose two places I know and love dearly. One is close to me now and the other I have traveled to on a plane-traveled…
Wow! This blogging challenge ended up being quite lengthy! I first thought it was 5 things but it’s actually a total of 20 things about me! Five Things. List 5 things we don’t know about you, 5 things you’re knowledgeable about, 5 things you know nothing…
//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Someone or something you can’t communicate with through writing (a baby, a pet, an object) can understand every single word you write today, for one day only. What do you tell them? Source: Literate for a Day |…
//embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js Big sister had an afternoon at her friend’s house and little sister was a bit sad. Daddy seized the opportunity to cheep her up with a trip to Denny’s where they have a “claw” that never fails to please. My…
Embers pacify and keep us warm yet if we get too close they burn our faces.I guess today I see love as a more irrational thing than the logical glue that holds the universe together. Most movies portray it that way. I see young people at the mall and r...
One character from history, biography, and film has always held my attention: Fr. Joseph Damien de Veuster. Tell us about a favorite character from film, theater, or literature, with whom you’d like to have a heart-to-heart. What would you talk about?…
teaching, tech, guitar, writing, blogging
- Public SchoolTeacher, 2002 - presentI've taught since 1997. You can read of my experiences teaching at my teaching blog, Dynamite Lesson Plan. I teach public school 4th grade up in the high desert of Southern California. I started teaching in 1997 so I’m a bit “well done” some might say. I have a passion for teaching. When I left my previous job at Pizza Hut, I was leaving the goal of a monetary product and taking on a human one. It’s been and continues to be an incredibly gratifying as a career.
High Desert, CA
Teacher, blogger, guitarist!
4th grade teacher, singer/songwriter, and blogger. Married with 3 kids, I share everyday statuses and updates from up here in the High Desert of California. Hope to make it interesting. On my blog I write movie reviews, topical posts, and journal entries. Lover of words & coffee.
Winner of the Rotary mini grant 3 years and counting. I self-published a book!
- California State University, Fullerton1998
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Wisdom of Waiting on College Lawns & Furniture | Damien at the Speed...
Sometimes when I go to other peoples' homes I take notice of their furniture. So far I can classify a home into one of two distinct types: 1