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Hearing connects us to the world, our family, friends, surroundings, sounds and music. Most hearing loss occurs so gradually and can go unrecognized - perhaps the volume on the TV is increased; words … more
It is not a matter of devastation or disaster hitting us or someone we love at some point, it is just a matter of when. That is a reality and although this column always focuses on sharing a positive … more
Out of necessity, my college syllabi expanded by the month, as new infractions were coming in all the time. My first syllabus, in 1973, asked for no smoking, and that was about it. By the end … more
Recently there is a trend in letters to the editor about the upcoming school board election that I assume are coordinated based on similar styles of wording.They follow a pattern; "if you are looking … more
As a parent of two children enrolled in DCSD schools (a high school junior and a first-grader) I am thrilled to support grassroots candidates Anthony Graziano, Krista Holtzmann, Kevin Leung and Chris … more
In 2009, education reformers took over the Douglas County School Board. They have spent the last eight years conducting expensive, unproven experiments with our tax dollars. Year after year, they … more
People don't care how much you know, until they know how much you care." This is a quote that has been attributed to many people over the years including President Theodore Roosevelt, John Maxwell, … more
Old friends," Simon and Garfunkel sang, "sat on their park bench like book ends." Smitty would need a helping hand to sit on a park bench with me. I carry him up and down the stairs too. Our walks … more
Each day, I spend hours listening to others tell me stories about their lives. I'm profoundly honored to be privy to these intimate details, which include struggles inherent to the human experience - … more
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