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Burning Rubber, Shovel, Salt and Sweat

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This has been a crazy winter by anyone's account. For all the cold weather hatred , I'll give you this disclaimer: I actually appreciate the winter. Notice I didn't say I love the winter. I think my appreciation comes from living in Florida for 6 years. It's hard to say after half a dozen snow storms, but I got tired of the warm weather monotony. The cold helps you appreciate the hot days. The hot days help you appreciate the cold.



So back to this winter and this last storm. I love a challenge but this was tough especially for the people that got stuck in their cars on the highway or stranded at home waiting for Plows to come through. Let's say I got used to the smell of burning rubber on pavement, the smell sometimes taste of salt and sweating.




The whole dig out disaster started in the morning.... Or midnight. Digging co-workers out so they can just be at work. There was a whole team of people freeing or picking up stranded workers.
   My ride home was strange and…

Jesus Jam

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A couple of Photos from this past weekend's Jesus Jam concert in New Haven at morning star ministries. I was Blessed to be a part of it.

Schools and lottery

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I'm learning a little more this week about school lotteries. Don't believe what you see on tv. Apparently all parents think a like-- wanting their child to go to the best school get a good education and have a successful life. They at least want their kids to have the opportunity.. What they do with depends on their and your effort. Anyway, there aren't that many great schools out there even here in Connecticut. There are huge gaps in education quality. That leads to a flood of applications to so-called magnet schools from parents trying to jump start a child's future... Investing a lil time and prays in their kids. So instead of deciding on a first come first serve basis some schools hold lotteries. Sounds dun right. Well there is no ticket, no balls drop, your number won't get called, no waiting a
In a gymatorium with other anxious or angey parents and your kid won't be an instant millionaire/ genius. (or at least that's what I've seen on tv). Instead …