Eyes Wide Open

About a week ago, on a hot afternoon in Arizona, I stopped at a convenience store near work for a bottle of water and a soda. As I was walking in, I noticed a young lady leaning against one of the store's cinder block columns. There was something vaguely familiar about her. I searched my... Continue Reading →

Our Lenses Matter…

I used to have 20/20 vision. I could see perfectly, except for the fact that I have a bit of red-green color blindness which -- at worst -- led to me wearing blue instead of my preferred purple ties. But, time... And age... Now, I am unable to read anything without the aid of a... Continue Reading →

5 School Responses to #Charlottesville

Like many of you, I have watched with a great deal of sadness as this weekend's events have unfolded in Charlottesville, Virginia. The brazen hatred, smugness, and pride emblazoned on the faces of marchers bearing torches is stomach turning. However difficult it may be, I would encourage you not to turn away from the images... Continue Reading →

Free, but Priceless

  It is, perhaps, the most effective tool for positive change that we all possess. A limitless resource, yet we often ration as if it were a scarce commodity.Used at the right time, it has the power to be the difference between "I quit" and "I'll keep trying." The application of one or two words (or a... Continue Reading →

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