Narrow-mindedness…

nar·row-mind·ed (năr′ō-mīn′dĭd) adj.  Lacking tolerance, breadth of view, or sympathy; petty.  Sometimes you find this word with intolerance – unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs. When I was teaching, I could always tell...

Safe…

This month, I opened up about some of my teaching experiences.  Those stories are just some of the many I have had over the years.  There’s the year I helped two families find new homes with my friend’s help at school.  That was a really good year because...

The homeless…

You see them on the street.  You grab your child’s hand and whisper “Don’t make eye contact” and you hurry by.  They are on the corners with their signs and you say “I bet they make more money than I do.”  They come to your...

Take action…

I want to write about a few things, but think I can get them into this one post.  First, I want to let you know today is Gandhi’s birthday.  He was ahead of his time…or maybe just right.  His spirit lives on through his words.  Next, I will not be writing...

Foolish comments…

I once used the word asinine in the middle of a meeting with a team of people and you would have thought I said the “f” word.  Maybe I did in a way because I meant foolish or senseless.  I used the word correctly and the idea was absurd.  Sometimes I...
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