Monthly Archives: August 2011

Pursue Your Dreams

In the past two months, I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to read to nearly 1,000 children. I’m working very hard to continue to grow that number in the upcoming weeks. I enjoy seeing their little eyes gaze at me so very … Continue reading

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AUGUST 6 AUGUST – Pokey Little Puppy Character Appearance at HEB #613 – 8219 Marbach Rd, San Antonio, TX 78227 6 AUGUST – Kyla & Carlos Character Appearance at HEB # 574 – 28520 Tomball Parkway, Tomball, TX 77375 7 … Continue reading

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September’s Leader of the Month: Bill Gates

Read to Lead has chosen Bill Gates as the September leader of the month. Bill Gates is chairman of Microsoft Corporation, the worldwide leader in software. Bill Gates founded Microsoft in 1975. This became the first user interface to use … Continue reading

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September’s Leader of the Month: Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift is our September Young Adult Leader of the Month. Grammy Award winner Taylor Swift lives a busy life. It kind of comes with the job when you’re a full time singer, songwriter, and musician. With all those things … Continue reading

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September’s Leader of the Month: Stephen F. Austin

Stephen F. Austin is known and often referred to as the founding father of modern day Texas. Having a name like that must mean that he played a big role in the formation of Texas. Stephen F. Austin brought some … Continue reading

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On Dogs and their Rag Hats

My four year-old son, Dayton, has begun to show an interest in reading. Because sitting down for any length of time to concentrate on one task is still challenging for him—he tends to turn into a wailing, boneless creature about … Continue reading

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No, really, her first name is just Grandma.

I remember confidently protesting this to my first grade teacher as a little girl.  The assignment had been to write down the first and last name of parents, siblings, and grandparents.  I received one wrong answer. There was a big … Continue reading

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Minute Rice to Minute Reading

My wife, Leigh, tutors kids from kindergarten to the 8th grade in just about any subject.  Reading and Math are the most popular, of course, as both involve reading, assessing, deciding, and reacting. All compose a mixture of complex brain … Continue reading

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