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Leave Out All The Rest

August 6, 2009 Jose
Linkin Park

This past week, I had the fortune of, among other things, hanging out in North Carolina with the folks from Center of Teaching Quality. I got there (in one piece) right in time for dinner, where teachers from across the country got together and just hung out. It’d been our second time together, so there […]

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Jam

August 3, 2009 Jose
Michael Jackson and Michael Jordan, Moonwalking in "Jam"

It ain’t too much for me to jam. I have to find my peace ‘cuz No one seems to let me be False prophets cry of doom What are the possibilities I told my brother There’ll be problems, Times and tears for fears, We must live each day Like it’s the last Go with it […]

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Short Notes: Fire and Rain

July 12, 2009 Short Notes
Orange NYC Sky, June 26th, 2009

A few notes: This weather’s been so absurd lately, hasn’t it? I’ve bought more umbrellas in the past month than I’ve had to my entire life. It’s a rather heated meeting between fire and rain … Speaking of which, I know everyone wants to know what I’ve been listening to non-stop for the last couple […]

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Don’t Ask Why Not, But How It’s Getting Done

May 25, 2009 Jose
Kirk and Spock

Sometime after I saw the movie Star Trek, my girlfriend and I sat in a diner and chit-chatted about education as usual, when the issue of “getting things done” came up. Of course, there’s now a million GTD and DIY-themed sites out there, helping you get from point A to point B for anything, thus […]

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Where Does Drive Come From?

May 17, 2009 Jose
Wolverine

She sat there, discussing her latest situations with adults and children with a sore arm, and a cup of coffee she sips so carefully. She resists throwing herself in a negative zone as she sees my worry; that she may lose her confidence about what she’s doing drove the conversation into what made her passionate. […]

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Thou Shall Not Fall

March 2, 2009 Jose
Dream about Falling Down

Today, I got to thinking a lot about success and failure lately, because with everything, it feels like I’m treading a fine line between failure and success. Every so often, the lane opens up wide and I can run far and around, speeding to my next destination. On the other hand, sometimes I feel like […]

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