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on Data Mining, part 3

Around this time last fall, I shared information on how the state of Iowa collects data on our children. One of the ways is via the personal information parents share with the districts, and the second is through assessments. A … Continue reading

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on Squishes

“I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were either cold or hot! So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth”. ~ Revelation 3: 15-16, … Continue reading

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on Fathers

“When I was a boy of fourteen my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven … Continue reading

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on Memories

“Always have old memories, and young hopes.”~ Arsene Houssaye (1815-1896) French novelist and poet This past weekend was one of memories and remembering. The children of friends graduated and are now moving into their next phase of life: some are … Continue reading

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on Respect

“There is no respect for others without humility in one’s self.” ~ Henri Frederic Amiel (1821-1881), Swiss Philosopher, poet, critic Have you ever noticed that those who expect respect are rarely those that practice it themselves? One of the many … Continue reading

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