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Getting Serious!

Getting Serious!. Advertisements

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Don’t Tell Me I’m A Loser

Don’t Tell Me I’m A Loser.

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Because I Have Something to Say!

Because I Have Something to Say!.

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Don’t Tell Me I’m A Loser

by Catherine Hedge One of the saddest moments of my teaching career was when I heard a parent say in front of his child, “He’s just a loser.”  I’ll never forget the image of the boy dropping his chin to … Continue reading

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Because I Have Something to Say!

By Catherine Hedge Anyone who uses the phrase, “indomitable”  must have met my writing mentor, the late Leonard Bishop.  He grew up in conditions of poverty and violence that would destroy most of us.  He believed, despite all the contrary … Continue reading

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Opening Gifts

Opening Gifts.

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Of Fathers to Sons…Is There a Santa Claus? (repost)

Of Fathers to Sons…Is There a Santa Claus? (repost).

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Overcoming Kryptonite…Francie Dillon

Overcoming Kryptonite…Francie Dillon.

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Touching Eternity: A Teacher’s Dream

Touching Eternity: A Teacher’s Dream.

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Attending a Writing Conference? A Risk Worth Taking!

By Catherine Hedge When I was getting reading for my first writing conference in Salina, Kansas, many years ago, I was terribly nervous.  I figured there would be critics lurking about with long noses and red pens in hand.  They’d … Continue reading

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