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Reflections…………………..Jersey School

    Since seeing the burning of the Jersey School building, I have had ‘flashbacks” of yesteryear and of classmates and friends who attended school with me. They are very fond memories In school we studied the basic classes of … Continue reading

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Liquid Gold

  The end of the Month of May came as local farmers had their crops planted and summer approached. Pastures were lush with green grass and the spirit in this small community was very high. As June and July approached … Continue reading

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Reflections………………………………………Prayer in School

  Historical documents indicate John Adams, American Statesman, Attorney, Founding Father and Second President of the United States conferred with George Washington, First President of the United States and inquired about having prayer in schools and how prayers should be … Continue reading

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Reflections……………………………………………Values

June and I arrived in Berlin, Ohio with anticipation of returning to a simpler form of life. The area and adjacent counties are home to a very large Amish community.  The country side has many working farms and is also … Continue reading

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Reflections…………………………Back to School

The beginning of a new school year is filled with the energy, excitement and enthusiasm which is a delight to experience. The mystique of the new school year and opportunities for success produce a certain aura. With the fresh start … Continue reading

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Reflections………………………………birthdays

It was a sultry July morning when Dr. John Geradine was summoned to come to the Coker household. Not an easy journey from the community of Jersey down the Social Circle highway. Albeit the doctor’s car did not like the … Continue reading

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Reflections……………………Mother’s Day

As I left the small rural town of my birth and formative years of elementary and secondary education I left a storehouse of memories. But one thought that stayed in my mind for years to come was, home was always … Continue reading

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Reflections…………….Education 1993-2019

Special note: The following are excerpts taken from a speech given  to a group of educators preparing for the new school year in 1993. The content is as applicable in 2019 as it was in 1993. Education in general has … Continue reading

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Reflections……………………………Inservice

Inservice training with Jesus as the Master Teacher and disciples as the students. Continue reading

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Ramblins………………..Kindergarten

  I sat in awe and in total amusement as the House of Representatives tried to censor one of their own members who had recently made a disparaging remark concerning Jews. Three days of selecting the correct terms and writing, … Continue reading

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