Should teachers be concerned about Trump’s potential policies?

My mother has been an educator in the public school system for as long as I can remember. In my elementary years, she planted herself on a campus that consisted of two buildings – a playground and a basketball gym. The gym was the nicest building on the plot.   She advised the Future Business […]

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The 3am Airport Experience

Airports suggest that you arrive about an hour and a half early to avoid any situations that may cause you to miss your flight.  So I did.  I left home at 2, drove (shoutout to RedBull for the energy) an hour and a half in the middle of the night, and now I am currently sitting […]

‘On Writing Well’ by William Zinsser is the perfect writers guide

On Writing Well: Book Review   Kicking off my first website with a book review? I must be out of my mind. No introduction to your life? No heartwarming story about facing your fears and starting a website? I must admit – I do feel a little rebellious.   If you’re reading this, I can […]

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A letter to my Mom

There is a quote floating around out there that says “life is too short to leave important things unsaid.”    Being an only child gives you a special bond with your parents.  I am confident that I would not be as close to either of them today had I had siblings.  Simply put, my Mom […]

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Life: As told by my flat tire

Have you ever been taught an extremely valuable lesson in a situation where you least expected it?  Of course you have.  Life has a hilarious way of keeping us on our toes.  Throughout the past month or so, I’ve dealt with a small leak in my rear, passenger side tire.  When I say small, I […]

A look inside the Lebron James Family Foundation

“Before anyone cared where I would play basketball, I was just a kid from Northeast Ohio,” LeBron James wrote in his July 2014 letter to Sports Illustrated, I’m Coming Home.  “My relationship with Northeastern Ohio is more than just basketball.  I didn’t realize that four years ago.  I do now.”   Nearly two years after […]