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What a Good Teacher Can Do—Thank you, Jack Crawford

In the early 1980s, I was on my higher education journey at SUNY New Paltz. Writing Composition, I and II were new things required of all first-year students. Like many college youth, I thought I knew everything and was totally confident in my abilities even though that confidence was based in absolutely no academic...

My Child Would Never…or Would S/he?

On November 30, 2021, at Oxford High School in Oxford, Michigan, a little after one-o’clock in the afternoon, Ethan Crumbley, fifteen-years-old, exited in the boys bathroom with a semi-automatic in hand and started shooting. Four students were killed in the attack, seven injured, and hundreds left with deep psychological shock and trauma that will...

Astrology 101

The Warner Library is hosting my Astrology 101 program on Wednesday, May 18th at 7:00 PM via Zoom. Free and open to all. Register here: https://bit.ly/3ON0Tte....

The Astrology of Love- Zoom Talk

How do you recover from a Valentine’s Day on a MONDAY? Well, on Tuesday, February 15th, make a nice homemade meal, pour a glass of wine and tune into Zoom for talk on The Astrology of Love. The Poughkeepsie City Library will be hosting me at 6 p.m. as I give a humorous and,...

Astrology 101- What’s your sign?

Interested in learning about astrology? I will be giving a Zoom talk sponsored by the Field Library in Peekskill, New York on Monday, August 30th from 7-8.  Every participant can receive their own birth chart free. Contact the field library directly for information.  It should be a fun night.  The Field Library 4 Nelson...

Astrology 101

I’m doing an astrology talk via Zoom “at” the Newburgh Library. It should be fun. I am geared toward the novice but bring your questions. You don’t need to “believe” in astrology to have some fun. When: June 14, 2021 Where: via Zoom sponsored by the Newburgh Library What time: 6:30 p.m. For more...

Astrology at the Newburgh Library

I’ll be giving a talk via Zoom at the Newburgh Library on June 14th at 6:30 p.m. Contact the library directly for more information or send me an email.    Home  ...

I did it! I got the vaccine with surprise results,

As I have written about, I am a Covid “long-hauler”—that is a person who is struggling with symptoms long after I am “cured.” The week leading up to the vaccine was a tough one. I was suffering extreme exhaustion and flu-like symptoms. I was barely getting home to crawl into bed. The conversation I...

Just a Vaccine, please.

The day started out like any other; jokes with kids, attendance, writing, discussions. I had a small class for remedial reading, a good class, all boys. Then the voice came over the loudspeaker, “Lockdown, lockdown, lock down.” We all knew exactly what to do. I turned off the projector. The students scurried to corners...

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