WordArc: Jackson's Articles/rss/JacksonRSS Feed for WordArc: Jackson's Articlesen-usTue, 12 July 2016 03:31:38 GMTTue, 12 July 2016 03:31:38 GMTWordArc RSS 2.0 GeneratorWordArc@wordarc.comWordArc@wordarc.comTraining your pets/Jackson/2015/09/25/Training_your_petsI have a dog whom I love very much, but she is a bit of a wimp. She has recently started whining late in the evening (much to my chagrin). The only remedy I have for this, aside from leaping out of bed and going to pet her on the head to calm her... Continue Reading at: /Jackson/2015/09/25/Training_your_pets2015-09-25 10:36:58/Jackson/2015/09/25/Training_your_petsUnsuccessful/Jackson/2011/01/07/UnsuccessfulAn old man goes to the river every day and casts his line out to the current. He is one of the few fishers here who remembers the days when you were allowed to use barbed hooks and roe all year round. When he was a young man there were so many fis... Continue Reading at: /Jackson/2011/01/07/Unsuccessful2011-01-07 14:45:51/Jackson/2011/01/07/UnsuccessfulFreedom in the Flood/Jackson/2011/01/07/Freedom_in_the_FloodOur lives are laid out for us and we take the path tread by others. I am no different. My life takes place in a stream where I am no more free than the water is free. I never make a choice; not really. I may wander from bank to bank, across the cu... Continue Reading at: /Jackson/2011/01/07/Freedom_in_the_Flood2011-01-07 14:20:22/Jackson/2011/01/07/Freedom_in_the_FloodWonder Water/Jackson/2011/01/07/Wonder_WaterCome one come all, c’mon and getcha-self some of this wonder water I got’s right here. This stuff, this stuff, this stuff. Amazing stuff, this wonder water. It’s 100% pure and it tastes just like rain; tastes like real rain, no artificial fl... Continue Reading at: /Jackson/2011/01/07/Wonder_Water2011-01-07 14:19:11/Jackson/2011/01/07/Wonder_WaterMy Turn To Cook/Jackson/2011/01/07/My_Turn_To_CookI’ve lived with the Cotter’s my whole life; I feel like a part of the family. Since little Steven could walk, I’ve been around for him to walk to. Sometimes Steven and I spend an entire day outside in the sun; sometimes, when it rains, It’... Continue Reading at: /Jackson/2011/01/07/My_Turn_To_Cook2011-01-07 14:17:14/Jackson/2011/01/07/My_Turn_To_CookHappiness/Jackson/2011/01/07/HappinessWhen I am happy, I am silent for in contentment lays the silence of satisfaction and so to may we all hold our tongues But it is the written word, spoken speech, sung song that deliver to me contentment then who will make me happy when we a... Continue Reading at: /Jackson/2011/01/07/Happiness2011-01-07 14:06:52/Jackson/2011/01/07/HappinessThe Pipes of St. Stevens/Jackson/2010/07/29/The_Pipes_of_St._StevensIn years past they tell of St. Stevens A young man, taken too early from life A careless driver, who was drunk beyond reason drove their truck into his on a midsummer night Blessed be those whom we keep vigil o'er Blessed be those who keep... Continue Reading at: /Jackson/2010/07/29/The_Pipes_of_St._Stevens2010-07-29 14:52:40/Jackson/2010/07/29/The_Pipes_of_St._StevensWhat is in a Joke?/Jackson/2010/06/22/What_is_in_a_Joke%3F"A joke should be judged by how funny it is (or isn't), not by its potential to hurt people's feelings" ~Hogan "Against the assault of laughter nothing can stand." ~Twain A joke is, essentially, a way of making people laugh. Beyond that, ho... Continue Reading at: /Jackson/2010/06/22/What_is_in_a_Joke%3F2010-06-22 16:56:30/Jackson/2010/06/22/What_is_in_a_Joke%3FWhy I love Teaching, episode one/Jackson/2010/04/27/Why_I_love_Teaching%2C_episode_one(A french classroom) Me: Well, what do you think chèvre means? It says fromage de chèvre. Student: well, fromage is cheese. Me: Ya. And what would chèvre mean? Student: Like, an animal? Me: Totally. What kind, though Student: Cows make... Continue Reading at: /Jackson/2010/04/27/Why_I_love_Teaching%2C_episode_one2010-04-27 00:37:20/Jackson/2010/04/27/Why_I_love_Teaching%2C_episode_oneI need a name/Jackson/2010/02/23/I_need_a_nameI need a name for the part of the the tide where the most of the flotsam goes the part of the water responsible for the cramping of the rows of driftwood, lining ocean shores uneven disheveled and wild what's the name of that ocean-hand tha... Continue Reading at: /Jackson/2010/02/23/I_need_a_name2010-02-23 20:41:43/Jackson/2010/02/23/I_need_a_name