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Smiles and 4 Other Smiley Good Things

This week I’ve been thinking a lot about smiling. I like to think of myself as a happy smiler. Sometimes big. Sometimes little. When I see friends and loved ones, I smile big. When I see a beautiful thing, a sunset or an eagle or a snow-capped … Read More

Six Questions and One Truth

I remember my first high school journalism class. Six questions were drilled into our heads. Years later, I started drilling the same questions into my students’ heads. Who? What? When? Where? Why? How? Once we figured the answers to those six key … Read More

4 Simple Ways I Can Share

Today’s word for the Five-Minute Friday writing community prompt is a hot button one. Privilege.  Google it and you’ll find endless discussions and op-ed pieces about 21st century privilege. White privilege. Rich privilege. Male privilege. In five … Read More