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The Leap of Faith that Led to Maine

“Aloha. This is the final boarding call for Flight 51 with non-stop service from JFK to Honolulu.” I stopped walking towards the terminal. My pulse quickened. There was a tug at my heart to return to the familiar. This is … Continue reading

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Struggle and persevere or time to shift direction?

Chumbawamba has this song in which the lyrics say, “I get knocked down, but I get up again, you’re never going to keep me down.” Well, today I felt like saying, the hell with all of this. I got back … Continue reading

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Look to the rainbow…

My UFT advocate called me this morning in preparation for my hearing on Wednesday. As I mentioned in a previous post, I was not granted tenure and was terminated from the NYC Department of Education. I chose to appeal the … Continue reading

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