Teaching Years (1975-2005)

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During the 1994 -1995 school year, I kept a daily journal.  When I arrived home, I wrote in that journal about my school day before I did anything else. Fourteen years later, three years after I left teaching, I found the forgotten three-ring binder where I kept the journal. It was dusty and spiders had moved in. I cleaned it and sat down to relive that past and decided to turn it into a memoir called Crazy Normal.

Why Crazy Normal?  Because that's what it was like for thirty years, a crazy place pretending to be normal. Here are links to the rough draft for the prologue at Authors Den.


 Crazy Normal Prologue



The Rowland Heights Highlander is a weekly newspaper serving the Los Angeles, California area.  The newspaper has a weekly circulation of approximately 6,000.  It is owned by San Gabriel Valley Newspaper Group. That's me in the picture with two of my former student editors.




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