Paul Flanders grew up in the house in which his father was born in Longmont, CO. He began his first career in journalism while in high school, co-editing a weekly teen page for the community newspaper. Each summer during his undergraduate years, he worked at the Longmont Times-Call or Loveland Reporter-Herald. He earned a BA in economics from the University of Colorado and an MSJ from Northwestern University before becoming the business editor of the Idaho Statesman 1975-1976. In his second career, he received a teaching certificate from the University of Northern Colorado and returned to Longmont High School where he taught journalism, history and English for 33 years before retiring in 2011.
In retirement, Paul continues to give history and humanities talks to community groups, as well as writing fiction, playing competitive bridge and not-so-competitive tennis and hiking. In addition he volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) in the Voices For Children program.
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by Paul Flanders
On the earth plane Ernie Colstad, a high school English teacher, is grief stricken when his favorite student commits suicide. On the spiritual plane, his two guardian angels try to help Ernie find the fortitude to deal with the crisis and conflicts with the school administration in order to improve his chances to transcend to their tier.
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