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Do You Believe in Them?

Laura Randazzo – Solutions for the Secondary Classroom

In this back-to-school season, let the wise words of 9-year-old Dalton Sherman put some wind in your sails. After winning a local Martin Luther King Jr. oratory competition, young Sherman was tapped to be the keynote speaker at the Dallas Independent School District’s annual employee rally back in 2008. The rest is, well, internet gold.

Special thanks to my buddy Carlota Lim, who introduced me to young Mr. Sherman.

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New Look at New Orleans

New Orleans. New Orleans! Just saying the words conjures up memories of past visits. In my younger days the visits there centered around having a great time in the French Quarter or dancing the night away at a disco. Not too long ago a business trip might include dining out and a visit to Harrah’s for a night out on the town. But now I have discovered another gem of New Orleans.

Karma’s a B*tch, Right?

I believe we should strive to be kind to others. I think when a person goes out of their way to others and causes undo hardship an stress, the universe will return the gesture.

Suzie Speaks

ImageSomething that wasn’t particularly nice happened to someone I know at the end of last week. They didn’t come to any physical harm – they weren’t hurt in any way – but their life has now been turned upside down because of this event. And you know what? I was secretly really pleased.

I am a bad person.

At one point in my life I really needed their support – I was experiencing an extremely traumatic time and this person had the ability to stop it. They didn’t. To make matters even worse, they added fuel to the fire and took great delight in doing so. Consequently, when I heard about what had happened, my insides did a little happy dance and my first thought was ‘Karma’s a b*tch.’

I am a really bad person.

The concept of Karma originated in ancient India and features in Hindu, Jain, Buddhist and…

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