Monthly Archives: April 2012

Open the Door, Richard

Several years ago, I was hired to chaperone an 89-year-old gentleman on a Mediterranean cruise which was to begin in Rome, Italy. I had never met Richard but learned from my travel director friend that he could not make the trip … Continue reading

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Sisyphus

Many of us who voted for Barack Obama have been disappointed in the inability of his administration to effect the changes we expected him to make in Washington, D.C. Although he has been able to make some very important changes, … Continue reading

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The Grammar Song and Dance

When you hear “rap” music today, you certainly don’t think of me, but you should, as I think I was the first to invent rap. When I was teaching middle school English in the 1970’s, I searched and searched for … Continue reading

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Why Bobo?

Have you wondered where the name for this blog was “born?” Like most names of things, there is a reason for the name. One of the rules of semantics is that “man is the namer of things.” I have learned from … Continue reading

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Ageless

Much is written about the effects of age on individuals. I just heard about a 16-year-old driver in this year’s Grand Prix. Certainly he must feel much older because of the accolades laid on him by those senior to him … Continue reading

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If The Shoe Doesn’t Fit…..

While I was still teaching “on the hill” at Northeast High School, I enjoyed eating lunch with fellow teachers every day. Because we were in a remote part of the campus which made the lunchroom inaccessible because of time, our … Continue reading

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A Dove Story

I once found two little baby doves sitting on the ground next to their nest which had fallen out of a tree in my yard. There was no mother in sight. When I reported the incident to my buddy Joseph … Continue reading

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