Across the miles


If you’ve been following along this week, you know that Monday’s post took a really deep dive into the subject of perspective. I mean, everyone’s heard the saying “what you see is what you get,” but that quote from Marcus Aurelius was kind of next-level.

If there are no facts, and there are no truths, what are there?

Better yet, WHY would you spend years of your life in classrooms in which those two things are the plat du jour? Read More

“No-Fail” Friday: Group dynamic


This is one of those Fridays when offices and classrooms tend to go quiet pretty early. Traffic is a little lighter (in some places) than usual. It’s a holiday weekend for some, but not a huge travel weekend, so people relax a little. It’s a nice reminder that it is, in fact, possible to relax on a holiday. For me, anyway.

Holidays are usually about packed roads, crammed airport shuttles, and overflowing overhead bins. They’re about to-do lists, oven timers, decorations, and lots of other things besides relaxation. Again, for me, anyway.

Holidays are also about family, and spending time with people we wish we could spend more time with – and, well…others, too. Read More