Category Archives: …for families

The aim of these articles is to say that peaceful coexistence is possible amongst parents, children and siblings of any age.

Layers of Grief; Part I

With the holiday season upon me I have been trying to force myself to write a happy, cheery message.  However, I have struggle and grief laden topics on my mind.  Perhaps I am a pessimist.  I don’t know.  I think I … Continue reading

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Fractions; As Related to the Whole

Some years ago, I was a resource specialist teacher who taught Algebra.  A resource specialist is responsible for being able to teach general education concepts to remedial learners who are in general education classes.  Many of my students had struggled … Continue reading

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Suicidal (modified)

(The introduction of this article has been modified as it was brought to my attention by a reader that my intent was lost by my choice of words.) September is National Suicide prevention month.  While there are many articles targeted toward people … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 500 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Establishing a Legacy

Generations of my family have lived in Arkansas for as far back as I can remember. Grandparents, great grandparents, great-great grandparents and so on, all resided in some part of the state. Something happened between the 1950’s to the 1970’s, okay, obviously … Continue reading

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Freedom from Offense

In light of Independence day, I think it’s very fitting to talk about freedom, living free from offense.  I mean offense as in to be offended.  Webster’s dictionary defines the term offense like this; a) something that causes someone to be hurt, … Continue reading

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