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What About This…? 11.3.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano Pretty much everyone dislikes change.  Even when those changes don’t directly affect me, they may sprout other changes that will, and I might not, probably won’t like whatever will be forthcoming. My Dad frequently intoned one ...

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What About This…? 10.27.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano I attended the October 20, 2016, school board meeting and delivered these remarks to the board: Good evening, and thank you for the opportunity to address you. It has been a month since our school board ...

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What About This…? 10.20.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano Everyone has their favorite season and plenty of reasons why that season is the best. And, as long as that season is Autumn, they are completely correct. Here it is again.  A composite gift of the ...

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What About This…? 10.13.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano There was a time, not too long ago, when athletes worked for a living, trained in their spare time, paid their own expenses, and competed against other similarly supported amateurs for the honor of representing their ...

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What About This…? 10.6.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano In a society such as ours that we humorously refer to as techno-logically advanced there are three types of people:  1) the abundantly confident Technocrats (Crats); the morbidly terrified Technophobes (Phobes); and the suitable cautious but ...

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What About This…? 9.29.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano Recently I was price shopping on the telephone. I am not going to be specific about what I was pricing because I do not want to offend anyone who charged too much and I don’t want ...

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What About This…? 9.22.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano The neat freaks out there will disagree but I would say the hallmark of an excellent periodical is pages so cut up they look shredded, with large holes, long strips of missing print, circles around articles, ...

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What About This…? 9.15.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano I watched in hypnotic disbelief as that tracked robotic vehicle was maneuvered into that building carrying a bomb that was purposely detonated to effect the end of a standoff between the police and an armed individual ...

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What About This…? 9.1.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano Are they nuts? One hundred sixty-eight school days now instead of the 171 we had? Do they think our students are too smart?  Too well-versed in the multifaceted worlds of education? Worried their overly-educated heads will ...

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What About This…? 8.25.2016

By Wayne William Cipriano When was the last time you watched a hummingbird in action? It’s an indication of the go-go lifestyle we lead around here that I can ask such a question and compare your response to ours. Our ...

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