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Category Archives: Community
(Issue #637) Tying Your Shoes and Wisdom
We can all benefit when we acknowledge and embrace that the light of wisdom shines from generation to generation. ~~~~ What does wisdom mean? The answer to that question differs from person to person, group to group, and day to … Continue reading
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(Issue #629) Flibbertigibbet Is My Name. Jabberwocky Is My Game.
May each of us help turn collective monologues into authentic dialoguesin which all in the room have a chance to be heard, understood, and questioned. ~~~~ “Hey, Sam. How are you doing?” “I’ve been better, Jim. Just found out I … Continue reading
Posted in collective monolgues, Community, conversation Tagged awareness, collaboration, collective monologues, communication, community, conversation, resilience 2 Comments
(Issue #620) Volunteer and Grow
You give of yourself because the giving makes the act about the other person,not about you. ~~~~~ One of the organizations for whom Roxie and I volunteer asked me to participate in a video interview about volunteering. Why volunteer for … Continue reading
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Community Bright Spots! Deck the Chairs
NOTE: You can find more information about the mission of this page here This beaches holiday tradition (since 2013) has become home to many bright spots. You can find more information here. Enjoy your week. And remember to stop and appreciate your Community … Continue reading
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Community Bright Spots! Music as Social Capital
NOTE: You can find more information about the mission of this page here. In 2003, the Atlantic Beach Cultural Arts and Recreation committee supported an idea that led to the founding of two music events: Acoustic Night and Songwriters Night. Acoustic … Continue reading
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Community Bright Spots! Seawalk Pavilion
NOTE: You can find more information about the mission of this page here. Perhaps you have been here. Maybe to enjoy a music festival. Or visit an art vendor. Or savor an offering from a food truck. Or enjoy the ocean … Continue reading
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(Issue #580) What if Teachers….
It comes down to seeing the person as someone in need of what you have to offer. And finding a respectful many in which to connect with that individual. After my most-recent experience with a repairman not returning phone calls, … Continue reading
Posted in awareness, Civility, Community, resilience, teaching and learning Tagged assumptions, collaboration 1 Comment
Community Bright Spots! Lifeguard Stations (Part 3)
NOTE: You can find more information about the purpose of this page here. For three weeks I have highlighted one lifeguard station from each of our beach communities. I already have shared links and photos about The Jacksonville Beach (FL) Volunteer Life … Continue reading
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Community Bright Spots! Neighborhood Schools
NOTE: You can find more information about the purpose of this page here. The public elementary schools pictured below have helped build a sense of community at our beaches. Note: Atlantic Beach Elementary (ABE) was built during the Great Depression … Continue reading
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