It's June first, 2020, the day begins with beautiful weather. The weather was clear, cooler than recently, but pleasant. I had a hoodie sweatshirt on, a Michigan State “fan” hat, and shorts; I went out for my morning walk. During this medical shut down I have gained solace and structure with my day by bookending… Continue reading My day ended with the mourning
I am fond of words, especially words with more than one meaning. Wordplay is fun too. Double entendres are great; I am a fan of Austin Powers because of this reason. For the last few months, I have been thinking of the word “intimacy” and writing a blog about the word. Now that I am… Continue reading Intimacy
As a father, I push my daughter to fail. As a teacher, I encourage my students to fail. As a friend, I love seeing my friends fail. As a member of society, I am happy to see when a culture fails. Failure is frightening. Failure is taxing. Failure is difficult. Failure is important. “There is… Continue reading Persistence
Let’s have a conversation about what is truly draining the values from the youth through the process of education.