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About safrisri

I was a school teacher until retirement. I have taught at all educational levels from pre-school to college. My college degree is general science which I arrived at after 5 years and 5 different majors. A degree as it turns out, almost as valuable and in demand as one in Neo-Bulgarian Mythology. I have been around education for around 40 years and can remember when teaching was a pleasant, happy and creative job and our schools were the same. Now I'm the guy sitting on the porch with an opinion on everything.

Random Thoughts

Having some random thought problems this AM… Is there a relationship between seatbelt laws and vaccination? What ever happened to Small Pox and Polio? Why do we insist that everyone can, when we know for a fact that everyone can’t … Continue reading

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Opportunity Calls But Once

There once was a world famous piano tuner whose name was Mr. Opporknockity. Oppornockity gained true fame in the music industry as it seems that once Mr. Opporknockity tuned a piano it never needed to be tuned again.. Mr. Opporknockity’s … Continue reading

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The Adventure of Glossophyrangeal Neuralgia

About 6 months ago I had a few moments of severe pain while swallowing. As the months progressed the pain became more severe and more frequent. About three weeks ago the pain began occurring without any outside stimulus. A sharp … Continue reading

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Freedom Don’t Come Free

It’s no longer a question of what is or is not acceptable. The question now is too often , who gets to draw the line. Think about immigration for example, some advocate open borders others closed, we have had both … Continue reading

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Jack, Charlie, Golf and Politics

Golf and politics have a lot in common. Both sometimes require a strong dose of alcohol just to participate. I was reading the political news this morning on both Fox and CNN and realized they reminded me of Jack and … Continue reading

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Closings are coming Closer

Sears is gone, K-Mart nearly so and now Lowes and Target have both announced store closings in “less profitable markets.” One of the saddest parts of big box store closings is that they first drive the local stores out of … Continue reading

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The World Didn’t End

It was my impression from the news that the world would end for around 1/2 of the people in the U.S. immediately after the mid-term election, depending on which people were elected. The world did not end. Take Note.

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