Hi, I'm Keegan

I grew up on the East Side of Orange County and graduated from Florida A&M University with a degree in English. Now I'm a journeyman teacher working in North Carolina.

On this blog I take notes, fragments of ideas I'm catching day by day. I also share stories and archive songs. I keep bookshelves too, where titles are neatly tucked after I've read them. 


February 19, 2018

Lift the voice. Use it to sing.

Let rejoicing rise from within the body.

Meet face-to-face with the sun.

Steady thy beat.

Note the righteous path, lest the feet stray.

January 30, 2018

When it's time to work, starting can become the most difficult chore. With ease, you can find enthrallment in three, four, five other tasks, none of which are the one task that should have your attention.

January 23, 2018

Some checkpoints on achievement are predictable. They have builded themselves into the rhythms of your days.

January 16, 2018

"If he is still saying, 'Not enough,' it is because he does not feel that he should be expected to be grateful for the halting and inadequate attempts of his society to catch up with the basic rights he ought to have inherited..."

January 8, 2018

If you're real, you'll work to become highly skilled in the, so-called, art and science of teaching children.

January 1, 2018

Without respect to order,

may you have more friends than enemies upon the earth;

may your spouse be a visionary with clear intentions;

may a blessing be upon your parents that with each new day they find a new reason to smile;

may you find the diligence needed to keep your...

December 25, 2017

It takes a certain quality for a person to be down -- like aaaall the way down -- while still maintaining zero doubt about their certainty for a positive future.

December 18, 2017

Your thoughts are the source of all the harm and all the good you will bring into this world. You must treat them carefully.

December 4, 2017

By taking on the challenge of being a broker for your friends you strengthen the ties that bond you. You contribute good deeds to those for whom you care.

November 28, 2017

Three ideas everyman can contribute to preserve and expand spaces that matter: libraries, skills inventories, sonic backdrops

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