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Don’t Believe Me…

January 1, 2013

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(It’s been several months, so I’m rusty… I hope you don’t mind that I’m writing again… and if you do, well, I’ll let you deal with that.) Please don’t believe me. Or even listen to me as if I know anything about anything. I’m just guessing here, making various choices based on my own experiences […]

Why Teach? or Why Do That Voodoo That You Do?

August 12, 2012

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Here’s a joke: Q: What are the three best reasons to teach? A: June, July and August! Hahahahahahahha… uhmm.. no, wait… That’s not really that funny… As a teacher (particularly as a extracurricular teacher, and most particularly as a high school Theatre teacher) I always love the inevitable question once my chosen profession has been […]

A Call to Arts!!!

June 1, 2012

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*(An abbreviated version of this article was published in the Tahlequah Daily Press in the Friday June 1st, 2012 print edition as a guest commentary.) ‎”All of us do not have equal talent, but all of us should have an equal opportunity to develop our talents.” – John F. Kennedy I’m hoping that this article isn’t a […]

The Glory of a Pencil

May 30, 2012

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Have you ever stopped and looked at a simple pencil? Who came up with this incredible piece of art? It is functional, utilitarian, practical. Able to create, change, adapt, destroy. But it is also beautiful, aesthetically designed to flow and function, capable of handling mistakes and correcting them. It’s beauty lies in its simplicity of […]