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  • Writing is Good (for me)

    August 9, 2019 by

    Teachers are the people we remember. On Saturday afternoon, I’m going to the 50th anniversary wedding celebration for two educators from my hometown, Pryor, Okla. One was my 7th grade English teacher and the other my junior high student council adviser. They also were supportive when I, as a young and brash adult, sought a… Read more

  • Grade 2—Sylvia McMillan

    October 23, 2019 by

    Work, life and service on nonprofit boards have taken over my most recent writing time. I’m overdue in writing about Syliva McMillan (I recall this as the correct spelling). Mrs. McMillan was the first teacher I encountered who offered time for her students beyond the published class times. There were three or four of us… Read more

  • Aunt Betty

    August 28, 2019 by

    I’m behind on posting this week, in part due to the passing of my Aunty Betty. I promised her some years ago that I would officiate at her service. That happened today. There were so many people there who loved Betty and her family. This post is my homily delivered at her graveside service in… Read more

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