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Month: October 2013

history….up close and personal ?>

history….up close and personal

Tonight I had the opportunity to listen to Mary Beth Tinker talk about her ┬álife and how she became a champion for the rights of young people. While listening to her story, I was taken with the stories about her childhood how her family was forced to relocate after her minister father questioned why the officials in their town would not allow the African American children to go to the local pool. She grew up in a home that fostered…

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Why, yes, I am the grammar police…. ?>

Why, yes, I am the grammar police….

Sometimes, I receive an email or read a post on social media and find myself cringing. It’s not that I find the post offensive, I just question why the sender didn’t take the time to proofread or edit the post. Whether or not you believe it, people do judge books by their covers. We have always been told that you only get one chance to make a first impression. What kind of first impression does poor grammar or bad writing…

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