It’s America’s birthday and I’m celebrating. I have an Army son heading off overseas and a Navy daughter doing her thing stateside. I’m toasting both of them today!What I write today will be… anything I want–gibberish, a short story, guest articles on crazy topics. I have no idea. My son’s in Kuwait protecting America’s distant shores. My daughter’s in San Diego preparing her LPD for some future battle. I’m here, thanking both of them and every other service member who accepted the calling to protect our nation’s freedoms.
For all of America’s warriors, God be with you.
Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-8 technology for 15 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-8 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, CSG Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer, Editorial Review Board member for Journal for Computing Teachers, CAEP reviewer, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, and a weekly contributor to TeachHUB. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.
6 thoughts on “Happy July 4th!”
Jacqui, You must be very proud to have children who are serving our nation. Thank them and thank you for raising individuals who are willing to serve. God bless!
They are wonderful adults. I smile just thinking of them. I’ll pass your kind words on, Carol.
I’m curious why you have written about submarines. Does your daughter in the Navy work on Subs? Is there a sub based near where you live? Just wondering.
The science inspired me. I lost control of the story and just hung on, to see where it went.
Happy Independence Day! Good luck to your son and daughter! Thank God for people like them who protect this great nation of ours! And my thanks to you! I am getting so many great ideas from your web site!! I am currently working on my masters in education, and your site has helped me with my current class, technology in education. So thank you!
Thanks for your kind thoughts to my two children. And good luck on your Masters. Education is amidst such radical changes, it is particularly challenging for students like you to keep on top of things. I’m glad I can help.
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