Author Archives: abacch01

Chasing the Wind

I set with a wise man the other day and the following conversation took place… Advertisements

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To the Suburbs

I felt like I was abandoning the black inner city kids in Chester, PA.  I had spent the first 5 years of my teaching career in schools that were predominately African American and I believed my biggest impact would be … Continue reading

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Cancer Doesn’t Care

I’ve now sat with my Mother through several of her chemo therapies and have walked away with one major takeaway.  

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A Letter from Corey

We truly can only speak to our life experiences and even though I have dealt with the loss of loved ones, I have not dealt with the loss of my mother.  During my time in education, I have had to … Continue reading

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I Ain’t Changed

  Big Corey: Yo, I ain’t changed.  John, “Mr. Coast Guard Academy” has changed!

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Wins and Losses

“What was the score of the Delaware game?”

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Listen to Them Sing!

“It’s easy to be discouraged looking at the world.  It’s easy to wonder what is happening to our society and ask why is it so bad?  It’s easy to give up hope.  However, I guarantee if you open your ears … Continue reading

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