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In Response to Dr. Oz Show on Transgender

While I appreciated the segment on the Dr. Oz show today on transgender transitions, so much was left out.   Dr. Oz did a good job on telling the story of the transgendered person, and...

Generational challenges for GLBT  – Thoughts from a Str8t Spouse 0

Generational challenges for GLBT – Thoughts from a Str8t Spouse

SIX YEARS AFTER THE TRANSITION ….. As I listened to my grandchildren interacting with my ex-spouse (a transgendered M2F) in the basement of my house, my feelings are very mixed.  I’m so glad that...

Previous Blog of a Str8t  Spouse 0

Previous Blog of a Str8t Spouse

This blog was posted on another blog site, and reposted here when the site was updated…..   Finding out what’s in a Spouse’s closet admin | 29 April, 2007 15:12 The last six months...

On being a grandma…. 0

On being a grandma….

I’m just wondering if grandparenting is different for this generation?  Does the addition of technology make it easier to grandparent?  Or do us baby boomers just want more involvement in their lives? As  I...

Welcome to Learning Byts Blog…. 0

Welcome to Learning Byts Blog….

 Kick up your feet, grab yourself a cup of brew and join us at Learning Byts …….. where learning takes place byt (said bit) by byt.  On these pages you’ll find my reflections on...

The rest of the story….. 0

The rest of the story…..

Ah….. the sound of quiet in the house… now maybe I can express my feelings about retirement…  Now that I’m really doing this, how do I explain what retirement is?  When first planning retirement,...

Reflections on  Retirement 0

Reflections on Retirement

Retirement…. isn’t that supposed to be a time to look back on your accomplishments, and travel and enjoy life?  Hmmm… I think that holds more true for my parent’s generation than mine because we’ve...

Passing the baton …… a teacher’s legacy 0

Passing the baton …… a teacher’s legacy

“2016-06-25 MRC at SRR 26×1 – (572)” by Paul-W is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Thursday, May 09, 2014 8:30 AM As a retiring teacher, I’ve recently “reflected” deeply about my 40+ year career in education,  what I’ve...

From RIF’d to Recall…. Pitfalls and Silver Platters 1

From RIF’d to Recall…. Pitfalls and Silver Platters

      What a tumultuous week…. a week ago I was relatively calmly teaching the last couple of days of school, hanging in there with the 8th graders who had just experienced their...

The myth of tenure….. is hurting students 3

The myth of tenure….. is hurting students

Tenure… that word that supposedly protects teachers… the one that everyone claims keeps bad teachers in the classroom, was proven wrong today, especially in my district.  You see, I got riff’d today!  Yep… and...

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