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Category Archives: Idea
Befriend as many great and talented people who are also willing to tolerate me and my friendship as possible. Then stand close to them. Mention their names in conversation often. Make my connection to them as obvious to as many … Continue reading
Kelly Williams Brown’s book Adulting: How to Become a Grown-Up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps is reportedly “the most helpful guide to becoming a successful adult you’ll ever find.” Publisher’s Weekly recently offered ten steps from her book to get you … Continue reading
For a long time, I have claimed that spite is one of the best reasons to do anything. I’ve cited examples in which authors and scientists have used spite to motivate them to great achievements. I’ve written about how spite … Continue reading
British author Ian Martin offered 60 thoughts on turning 60 years-old. The whole piece is excellent. Here are a few items that I especially loved:__________________________________ 20. A pre-internet world is unthinkable. 21. There wasn’t any internet 30 years ago. It’s … Continue reading
Another reminder from my daughter: “Jumping is fun. You should jump more.” She’s right. Jump before you can’t jump anymore.
This really is perfect. The strategy. The tone. The ability to utilize the strategy on an almost daily basis. I love t. I’m not sure if it will still apply by the time my children are in need of this … Continue reading
My daughter teaches me something new every day. Today she reminded me that if given the opportunity to walk on the sidewalk or the more precarious curbing, the curbing is always much more fun. We sometimes forget these little things … Continue reading
This is a 1929 postcard of the original Protestant Cathedral at Yawgoog Scout Reservation on Wincheck Pond’s Thrush Cove, courtesy of The Story of the Yawgoog Trails. I love this photo. The site of the Protestant Cathedral at Yawgoog is … Continue reading
Trouble is a matter of perspective. When a fellow teacher tells me that he or she “got in a lot of trouble” for failing to complete a task or adhere to a policy, this most often means that the principal … Continue reading
I’d like to propose a solution to the seemingly omnipresent struggle between the work and home life balance: Spend less time worrying, complaining, commiserating, measuring and strategizing about your work and home life balance and spend more time actually living … Continue reading