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Offline Tuolumne Lawman

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Howdy to the camp- Update on absence
« on: August 29, 2005, 10:24:34 PM »
Howdy,

Sorry I have been absent.  The problem is I have started back to work (teaching high school) almost three weeks ago.  My internet access, thanks to the anti-gun adminisdtration, blocks ANY web page that relates to guns or weapon.  It is hard to teach World History and US History-Wars and Foreign Policy when any sites dealing with weapons is blocked!  This includes CAS-L and many cowboy sites.

Probably two reasons, really, though.  The second is IS MISS MY SPENCER!  One of these days I will get another. sniff, sniff!  I guess I'll have to hug my 1860 Henry Military model instead. <g>

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Re: Howdy to the camp- Update on absence
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2005, 06:59:01 AM »
TL,

Welcome back.  Geeez, I just retired from teaching US History, and discovered that I miss it so much!!!!!   I was always proud of the fact that I could teach a pretty good unit on the Vietnam War from a personal perspective using my own color slides I took there.  The kids seemed to enjoy it quite a bit.  None of the other history teachers  covered the Vietnam War in my town, almost like it never happened!

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Re: Howdy to the camp- Update on absence
« Reply #2 on: September 02, 2005, 09:41:16 AM »
TF, thank you for your service....
And thanx to both of you....speaking from experience, a good teacher can make a difference.
Unfortunately, they were & are few and far between.
BTW, history was my favorite subject ;D
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