Chris Sharp

ElectionsVoteMy father William Walter Sharp was 14 years old in the Thanksgiving of 1933, and he was living with my grandfather Walter Eddins Sharp in a large cow barn within the city limits of Cleveland.  Living in a cow barn may not be your idea of a home,(more..)

ElectionsVoteIt is a little early now to start listing our resolutions for the coming new year.  But it is now about the right time to be thinking about our more serious new year’s resolution, so that by this coming January they may get into their 2018(more..)

ElectionsVoteYou may remember just a few years ago that no one -- and that means no one! – was to get a California high school degree without knowing algebra.  That was a major part of the No Child Left Behind program.  So, everyone in high school(more..)

ElectionsVoteIn a few weeks, I am 69 years old.  You can imagine that my poor little brain tries to hold a lot of important memories.  Indeed, if you are only 35, my mind is trying to retain twice as many memories as yours.  And like any bird&rsquo(more..)

ElectionsVoteYou may think that we in Southern California fully escaped those triple catastrophes from Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria. Think again. We didn’t fully escape anything. Even in Southern California, Harvey and Irma and Maria felt like succes(more..)

ElectionsVoteDuring the 2016 presidential election it was remarked many times from either pro or con commentators how successfully candidate Donald Trump was taking oxygen from his opposing candidates.  Largely, he accomplished this by converting seriou(more..)

ElectionsVoteSo, for the last couple of years now America has been introduced to a bizarre discussion over whether more things Mexican should be sent over a giant wall.  It is such a wall that will surely send Americans to the poorhouse in building and maint(more..)

ElectionsVoteWho is John Galt? I imagine that is much too tricky a question for any millennial in the world.  But at one time – when Americans were reading Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged – that was the question of the latter 20th Century.  (more..)

ElectionsVoteWithin our last living generation, there has been a terrible onslaught of gun killings in our schools.  This has included killings many elementary school students and teachers at the Sandy Hill Elementary School in Connecticut, the killings of s(more..)

ElectionsVoteA much too common experience among teachers like me is that when students finish their assignment, they will come to their instructor and ask: “What do I do now?”  In fact, that is becoming a real problem in all of America – pe(more..)

ElectionsVoteDear Foster Mom: Congratulations on your acquired a foster child last week.  I understand of course that this is a great responsibility. I am writing because I have also heard that you have had some experiences with your foster child that have (more..)

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