Author Archives: bhjames78

  1. Funtown: A Have/Have Not Story

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    March 31, 2018 by bhjames78

    It’s been pretty warm lately, so yesterday we decided to take the boys to the park. We loaded up some …
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  2. CATE Conference 2018

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    March 29, 2018 by bhjames78

    A few weeks ago, Liz and I flew down to San Diego for our second CATE (California Association of Teachers …
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  3. Holiday Parties and The Dead

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    December 28, 2017 by bhjames78

    Every year, in the weeks leading up to Christmas, Liz and I read Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol aloud to …
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  4. Our Two-year-old May Be Winning

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    October 30, 2017 by bhjames78

    Liz and I have been teachers for, collectively, over twenty years. A strength we have each developed over those years …
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  5. WHICH WAY IS DISTANCE: HOW TO TAKE A CAR RIDE WITH YOUR KIDS

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    August 26, 2017 by bhjames78

    Take the smaller car. The one that you, your wife, your four-year-old, and your two-year-old barely fit into. The one …
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  6. Trolls, Moana, and Joseph Campbell: A Post About Why I Don’t Rope Anymore, and How I Will Again

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    August 13, 2017 by bhjames78

    Month before last, I read Joseph Campbell’s The Hero with a Thousand Faces.   I even posted on this blog, …
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  7. Water that Smelled Like Poop: A Summer Wish List

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    July 25, 2017 by bhjames78

    In seven days, summer will be over. Seven weeks ago, the time seemed unlimited. At that time, we made a …
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