Author Archives: Richard Koerner

About Richard Koerner

Sixty something, father, papi, educator, organizer, Francophile, traveler, amateur photographer, gardener, cyclist, kayaker, calligrapher, cinephile, reader, and overall renaissance type human being.

Down with the tree!

Wednesday was a cold morning, in the high teens, and Stewie and I were in perfect form. Both he and I (along with Mary Kay) had all managed to be sick at the same time. Once again, we are healthy … Continue reading

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Equality, Education, and Healthcare for all is the answer

Years ago, in a high school history class, Mr. Grodhaus told us of a tradition in the United States, that of undervaluing education. For the life of me, I cannot recall the roots of that but it had something to … Continue reading

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Facing the post party a day later than normal

It is hard facing the post party. Our usual method is to pretty much get everything in order immediately following the party. Mary Kay did that, I was not capable of it as I was feeling ill, thinking I had … Continue reading

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TMI!

We had a wonderful Papi-Fest, a celebration of my birthday a bit after the fact, a good idea since I was born forty-five minutes after Christmas and was always reminded by my mom of that fact. It was not an … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup and Microsoft Office

The Microsoft Office issue continues, started several months ago when I tried to find a way to access a benefit of being an educator and getting a ‘cut’ in the price. I contacted my favorite IT person at the community … Continue reading

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