“You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with” -Jim Rohn Being a teacher, I spend most of my work hours with young people, but… Read more Are We The Average of the Five People We Spend The Most Time With? →
I’ve shared this blog with some of my students, an attempt to showcase how writing is “real” for me. As far as blogging goes, many students use Tumblr. I’ll admit… Read more Student Guest Blogger: Career and Future Uncertainty →
I’m sitting on my front porch in a refinished Adirondack chair, enjoying a warm afternoon breeze and a glass of ice water. I’d rather post to Mindful Stew than grade… Read more Striving for Balance–Enforcing Work Boundaries →
Originally posted on Broadside:
Writer’s Block 1 (Photo credit: OkayCityNate). How much — REALLY? — do we need to know? Everyone who writes a blog, unless it’s focused on a specific subject, shares details of their life, past and present: their kids, their partner, their dating life, their work, their school experiences… How much is too much? Readers here have learned that: — I need to lose a pile of weight and how tedious this is — I’ve had four orthopedic surgeries since 2000, including a hip replacement in February…
Do you have readily accessible writing from years past? Journals, old MS Word files, e-mail archives? How often you do sift through old material that has either gathered cobwebs or… Read more Socks, Sandals, and Tapping into the Archives →
It is only when the routines break down, when the guidelines are unclear, when no one can tell us what to do, that we make real choices and become the… Read more Thriving Online with Unclear Guidelines →
The value of living abroad. Awesome reflection on travel, education, culture, and perspective!
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What would it take for people to see their impact on the environment, in relation to climate change? After a few moments of deliberation, my friend and mentor Rowan Claypool… Read more Balloons, Climate Change, and the Future →