How do we encourage and foster creativity in ourselves and others?… Read More Kelly Love, Mermaid MD
Please take the survey on the Widget list in the right-hand column. Thank you. I’ve been working since I was nine years old. Granted, it was mostly babysitting gigs and poorly run lemonade stands until age thirteen when I was a busgirl in a Mongolian Barbecue restaurant. But I’ve worked constantly. Along the way, I’ve… Read More Survey for bullies.
If carbon-based organisms keep some genetic memory, some imprint, of our collective conciousness, is that why we keep telling the same stories?… Read More Deep.
This article link content is NOT about your personal beliefs, or mine. It is about what we talked about (briefly) the other day — in addition to books, poetry and songs can also help us find answers to our questions–they speak to us. Another path is reading what other great thinkers/philosphers reflect upon, and consider.… Read More Charting your journey.
Well, last night I had a surreal experience. I went to my first large group teachers’ union meeting. I’m still trying to untangle how democratic the process was, what benefit it created, or detriment the outcome threatens. But before I go any further with my thoughts, I will say this: I am darn glad I… Read More Wow. That was weird.
I’ve been on a treasure hunt, a quest, a mission, an operation, and a charge to seek out books that will help us all answer our burning questions in life. To boldly use my insomnia (inability to sleep peacefully) to explore the websites’ nooks, crannies, bogs, blogs, under logs, and kissing a few frogs to… Read More Hunting Great Books: Desperately Seeking Substance
While researching some links and more information for a book that a student loaned me (thanks, A.N.!), So Far from the Bamboo Grove, by Yoko Kiwashima Watkins, I came across a site that made comments which indicated that what the author wrote wasn’t true. The author wrote the book many years after the events (about forty… Read More Burning Question #2,679: Who Owns Your Truth?
As I begin to write out the last two weeks’ worth of lesson plans and agendas, it strikes me that I really don’t want this to be quite over. Yes, I can hear you all now, that you can’t WAIT to get out for summer vacation, not have to worry about a darn thing, and… Read More Wrapping Up a Year…My Gift to You