Category Archives: high school

Mile 19: A Runner’s Dream

Don’t give up on people. There’s good in everybody, although in some it’s hidden. Often, a person just need someone to believe in them first, before they start believing in themselves. My legs were close to giving out. It felt … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Lessons

Of all the life lessons and love lessons I’ve experienced over the years there’s one that truly stands out. I originally wrote about it awhile back in a post entitled ‘My Spotsylvania Nights’. It was the late 70’s and I … Continue reading

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My Spotsylvania Nights

I’m a couple months from my 55th birthday and last night my mind drifted back to the fall of 1978 when I was 17 years old anxiously diving into manhood. I definitely went through a lot of changes during my … Continue reading

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Positive Youth

POSITIVE YOUTH… Being in the presence of positive-spirited people provides a good vibe. I was blessed to be in the presence of these enthusiastic and engaging high school students in New York last week for a Meet-the-Author Book Talk discussion. … Continue reading

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No Higher Compliment

  Author Tops Off Black History Month at East The students from Mr. Wagner’s Certified Nursing Assistant class paid homage to Buffalo’s author, Randy Camp on Thursday, February 26, 2015. Mr. Camp was treated to two skits by the students … Continue reading

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Wavelengths

Everything we do has an impact or an influence on someone else, whether we like it or not. As I journey through life, I hope that my wavelengths create more of a positive ripple effect than a negative one. No, … Continue reading

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Dropping Out: Slavery Without Chains

After a long day yesterday one of my neighbors knocked on my door. She wanted to know if I could speak with her 16 year old daughter because her daughter was seriously considering dropping out of school. The moment my neighbor said the words … Continue reading

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