Monthly Archives: April 2013

Honeysuckle Air: The Fence Raising

The hunters were used to working as a team, and so were their families. Each fall they spent long happy hours preparing each tiny detail for the upcoming hunting season. The families got together to help pack and freeze the venison, … Continue reading

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Meditation Poem: It Does Matter What You Believe

Some beliefs help you explore. Others may lead you to deplore. —————- It’s the method, not the material, which makes my beliefs matter. A method of including like a certain Carpenter did. —————- If you notice your beliefs lead you … Continue reading

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Meditation Poem: Skiing the Slolam of Life

Right brain, left brain: A balancing act. Globalization, Digitalization, rationalization, commercialization, visualization. And we call this civilization? —————- All this stuff I ski around, over, through. When I fall, just get back up. Or hover on the boogie board, While … Continue reading

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Of These My Children: Prayer Dogs

There is so much for kids to learn at school. All the curriculum can make your head spin. But one day I couldn’t decide what subject was under discussion when one of my students sincerely told me she saw a … Continue reading

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The Role of White Space in the Classroom

The Role of White Space in the Classroom received an Editor’s Choice Teaching Students With Visually Available Materials All teachers want students to learn from classroom materials. Yet when there isn’t adequate white space, it can prevent concentration and be … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: A Lifetime of Learning

At my 70th birthday celebration, one of my sons looked me in the eyes and asked me, “What did you learn?” He may have thought I paid no attention, but it hovered over my heart till I had to respond: … Continue reading

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