Throwback Thursday Tribute: Brian Muldrow "Farwell Old Friend"

I’m having one of those days again. Feeling a bit out of sorts and bluesy. In other words bummed out. Why? Well today would have been my good buddy Bri’s 62nd birthday. God I sure miss him. He’s been gone now nearly six years. Where does the time go. Seems like only yesterday we were racing around …

"Summers Almost Gone"

“Summers almost gone                                                                                                                        it’s almost gone                                                                                                                                 Morning found us calmly unaware Noon burned gold into our hair At night, we swam the Laughing sea  Where will we be When summer’s gone                                                                                                                           We had some good times But they’re gone The winter’s comin’ on Summer’s almost gone”                                  “Summers Almost Gone” Jim Morrison / The Doors …

"Throwback Thursday – Recollections of a High School Counselor: I Hate Mondays

I’ve had a major case of the Monday morning blahs today. I just couldn’t seem to get my motivation going. I stayed in bed until the last possible second, hoping that maybe having to rush around might help get me started, but it didn’t. Mondays have to be the absolute worst day of the week. …

"The Someday Syndrome"

Well, I’m here to tell you now, each and every mother’s son, That you better learn it fast, you better learn it young, ‘Cause someday never comes Ooo someday never comes…                                                                                                                                                          John Fogerty   Do you suffer from ‘Someday Syndrome’? At some point in our lives most of us do, and if you haven’t …

Throwback Thursday: Recollections of a High School Counselor : Students Have Class

Had an interesting chat with a group of seven students today in my weekly Work Experience class. We were talking about paychecks and gross verses net pay when the topic suddenly changed to whether a student who turns eighteen and has a part time job should be made to pay rent while still in high …

What's Up With the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department?"

One has to wonder just how damn powerful the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department really is. Even without their fearless leader, Lee Baca at the helm, the Sheriff’s Department is still a power to be reckoned with. To the surprise of many, Baca who started with the Sheriff’s Department in1965 and worked his way through …