Category Archives: learning

Foster Care Day 158: A Sad and Fun Week to be a Foster Parent

This has been an emotionally up and down week for my household. On Sunday, December 1st I finished my first marathon in Seattle. Monday we drove back to Oregon, where we cleaned the house to begin the transition period for … Continue reading

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A mighty tower walking through the Philippines

I am a giant! I am a hulking mass of muscle. I duck to get in through some doorways… and where I walk, I am the tallest of the tall. Some homes I am forced to watch my head so … Continue reading

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The Problem with America’s Failing Education System

I am on the way to becoming a college teacher so I don’t expect to encounter this very often. But I have many friends who teach elementary school. Their stories seem very much like this video created by Sleepyprincesszzz. If … Continue reading

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Obama (or Romney) … Will you Buy Me a Car?

Dear President Obama (or Mitt Romney), Please buy me a Ford Fusion Hybrid to help compensate for the outrageously high college tuition rates which have been sweeping the nation (and to offset the high gas prices too)! I can barely … Continue reading

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How to be a Christian

Below are links to 3 videos from one of the most powerful sermons I have heard in a long time. It is from Glenn Packiam. This sermon is about how to live like a Christian. If you live like a … Continue reading

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