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There’s a voice that keeps on calling me

Ulysses, Ulysses – Soaring through all the galaxies. In search of Earth, flying in to the night. Ulysses, Ulysses – Fighting evil and tyranny, with all his power, and with all of his might. Ulysses – no-one else can do the things you do. Ulysses – like a bolt of thunder from the blue. Ulysses…
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80 days around the world

80 days around the world, we’ll find a pot of gold just sitting where the rainbow’s ending. Time – we’ll fight against the time, and we’ll fly on the white wings of the wind. 80 days around the world, no we won’t say a word before the ship is really back. Round, round, all around…
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Ethan’s Recognition for being a National Hispanic Scholar

Board Recognitions Continue Wednesday, Feb. 1, we celebrated senior Ethan Alon, Hispanic Student of Honor, at the School Board. For those who do not know him, here’s the scoop: Pinole Valley High School senior Ethan Alon is one of just 5,000 Hispanic students recognized nationwide as a member of the National Hispanic Recognition Program by…
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On DeFence

The boys got defensive today when I asked them to do yard work. “Don’t forget you have to fix the fence today,” I said. “Offensive!” said Ethan. -_- We have had a few big storms lately, and the last one knocked down a whole section of our fence.

Cyber Monday Deals

(Ethan sends Pizza Hut cyber monday deal email) Mom: Dude, I’m as big as a house. Can’t you be into asparagus or something? Ethan: Do you have a sale for asparagus? Mom: Touche.

Ghost Writer

Dad: Can you guys ghost write for me? Boys: Dad, we’re not dead.

Morning with the 1950s Fashion Police

Mom: Dad, is this dress too low cut? Dad: No, it’s fine. Enter Alex. Alex: MOM! This is too short and low cut! Mom: No, it’s decent, it falls at my knee. Alex: No, it’s too short. [So I put on a camisole and readjust the wrap-around dress to fall below my knees] Mom: There…
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Halloween 2012…a belated post

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