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Valentine’s Day is my favorite!

Squee!  It’s almost here. The day. The day that my heart pitter patters for. The day that is full of love, reds, pinks, and lots of hearts and what not! I am going to be honest. I haven’t always been a fan. My memory takes me back to a very ... Read More »

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Musings on two patients

I recently had an interesting experience. On one clinic day I saw two patients who presented an illuminating point/counterpoint.   I had performed surgery on the first patient 6 years earlier. She was doing just fine and pleased with the outcome. She stopped by so that I could do a ... Read More »

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A Valentine’s Day Cake recipe…once removed by marriage

This year marks our 40th anniversary, so Charlie and I have celebrated decades of Valentine’s Days. Methods of celebration have been varied…pre-babies, the years raising 3 kids, through the empty nest years (which is not a bad thing!). One thing has remained constant all these years, my Red Velvet Valentine’s Day Cake ... Read More »

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Blogging and Writing Just Do It……

Blogging and Writing Just Do It…… Edited from earlier blog…. Nikki Giovanni and William Jackson 2015 The conferences that I have attended for the past several years have included: Blogging While Brown, the Niche Parent Conference, Florida Bloggers and Technology Conference, Bar Camp, WordPress Conference and EdCamps. The writers I ... Read More »

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Super Bowl Party Flirting

  Dear Michelle Valentine, I met a great guy recently (hard to find a great guy in Orlando). We talked, seemed like we had a lot in common, we exchanged phone numbers, etc., then I asked him to a small party that some of my friends were having. While at ... Read More »

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EdCamp and Why Teachers Should Care

EdCamp and Why Teachers Should Care By William Jackson, M.Edu Duval County Public School Teacher and Adjunct with Edward Waters College Jacksonville, Florida #EdCamp Speaker and Motivator #edcamporange Welcomes @wmjackson The diversity of educational initiatives that influence student academic learning aids students in choosing future career paths as student’s transition ... Read More »

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Five definitive traits that prove she’s a keeper

  I’ve always had this curiosity about how men think and what are the things they consider important in their lives, especially when it comes down to the subject of women. So today I had the luxury of asking a few of my male readers, “What important five traits does ... Read More »

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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Foster Parents (#4)

Notwithstanding my declaration of several years ago to forever forgo most New Year traditions (I also don’t eat black eyed peas on New Year’s Day and that has worked out okay), here is the fourth of five resolutions that every foster parent should make and actually keep. (ICYMI, check out: Resolution #1 ... Read More »

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