"It's always the small pieces that make the big picture" - Unknown Last week I learned our county would be under shelter-in-place until May 31st; a total of 76 days between the time shelter-in-place was implemented and lifted. A lot . . .
Your most unhappy customers are your greatest source of learning. ~Bill Gates, Business @ the Speed of Thought The ups and downs of shelter-in-place continue to impact us in a variety of ways. This week, the impact of distance learning . . .
Sticks in a bundle are unbreakable. ~Kenyan Proverb It was on the 11th day of shelter-in-place that the dishes in the sink, crumbs on the counter, and a smear of Nutella on the refrigerator door finally got to me. I pulled out a piece of . . .
Your intellect may be confused, but your emotions will never lie to you. ~Roger Ebert For two weeks, I ignored my daily planner. Despite its bright hard-to-miss orange hardback cover, my quarterly planner sat in the upper . . .
“Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don't fight them. Just find a new way to stand.” – Oprah Winfrey On the afternoon of Friday, March 13th, I received an email from the principal of my . . .
Chaos is a name for any order that produces confusion in our minds. ~George Santayana My family and I are just finished two days of a self-imposed lockdown to help do our part to prevent the spread of Covid-19; . . .
"As is the generation of leaves, so is that of humanity. The wind scatters the leaves on the ground, but the live timber burgeons with leaves again in the season of spring returning. So one generation of men will grow while . . .
You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives. ~Clay P. Bedford On Saturday afternoon I attended . . .
Adolescence is a period of rapid changes. Between the ages of 12 and 17, for example, a parent ages as much as 20 years. – Al Bernstein My second-born, the spirited one, the kid who enjoys cooking (he makes a mean wing sauce), . . .
“What day is it?” asked Pooh. “It’s today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh.” ― A.A. Milne This morning I was a good forty-five minutes early for an appointment, so I stopped in at my favorite . . .