Tag Archives: School

Unpredictable Play

Play is how children best first learn.  Maybe it’s that way throughout all of life? Unpredictable Play by Michael Romani Life, she says, is truly best When it’s lived an unpredictable test Where attention is paid like a guest Requiring … Continue reading

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First Principles: It Is the Duty of All Nations To Acknowledge the Providence of Almighty God

“What students would learn in American schools above all is the religion of Jesus Christ.  It is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and … Continue reading

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Mutts Rule

Today is one of two days a year that are celebrated since 2005 as National Mutt Day. http://www.holidayscalendar.com/event/national-mutt-day/ Today just happens to be just before giving Tuesday.. if the spirit moves ya… there is a website for the national ASPCA … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Genuine Morality Is Preserved Only In the School of Adversity

“It may here be justly said, that genuine morality is preserved only in the school of adversity, and a state of continuous prosperity may easily prove a quicksand to virtue.” – Friedrich Schiller    

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First Principles A Bible, Newspaper and Good Schooling Are the Principal Supports of Virtue, Morality and Civil Liberty

“A Bible and a newspaper in every house, a good school in every district–all studied and appreciated as they merit–are the principal support of virtue, morality, and civil liberty“ – Benjamin Franklin    

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Nostalgia For Guantanamo

Next on the series of challenges for Na/GloPoWriMo Day 11 is to write a poem pertinent to places of origin.  It seems to me that regardless of place of birth or my history of Hawai’i and California, the place that … Continue reading

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When It’s Gone

My Plan B poem for the poetry month event.  It wasn’t necessarily meant to be the poem dealing with the passage of time.  But then, as the words flowed, it’s exactly about that isn’t it? When It’s Gone by Michael … Continue reading

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Two Shakes

The warning was felt lingering in the air… Two Shakes by Michael Romani Two shakes Rattle snakes Warning’s in the air Tick tock Says the clock And soon the time’s not there Mirrored wall Cracked in awe Pride takes its … Continue reading

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To Harvest the Wind: School Daze

Part I in a series under development: To Harvest the Wind: School Daze by Michael Romani I. A breeze touches the savanna grass As the tribesmen dance in a pass Harvesting corn; some barely living This harsh life can be … Continue reading

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Patience In Action

I suppose that every creative thinker knows this.  Maybe we all do? Patience In Action by Michael Romani Rodin says that patience is action I do believe I see this satisfaction No matter what direction that I turn It’s there … Continue reading

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