Monthly Archives: January 2020

(Issue #505) Orange to Blue


This helps me determine if what I say I prioritize is what I actually prioritize. My digital calendar is colorful. Various shades to highlight the many categories of activities in which I participate. Like: Red for family Light blue for … Continue reading

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(Issue #504) The Fragile Beauty and Randomness of Life


A terminal illness is a lens through which that which matters most can shift into perfect clarity. Anger and sorrow do not dictate my life. -Marina Pomare Kaplan- This past week our community lost an intelligent, bright, and giving soul. … Continue reading

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(Issue #503) Identity, Integrity, and Purpose


Start a movement within our ranks.  A Vaclav-Havel-type of reclaiming our profession from those who either don’t know about it or have lost touch with it. NOTE: I stumbled on notes from a talk I delivered to my teaching colleagues … Continue reading

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(Issue #502) Will You Dance Your Dance?


“Oh God, to reach the point of death only to find that you have never lived at all.” -Henry David Thoreau- With the beginning of the year comes the inevitable listing of ambitious goals. I have written about the difference … Continue reading

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