Monthly Archives: October 2015

EDUCATION REFORM

The Children Left Behind The way we see the problem is the problem. Teachers and students in the classroom is not the whole picture.  Reading the October 22 article about Pricilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg launching a preschool and K-8 … Continue reading

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KNOW THYSELF

Do You? Can You? Human self-deception is one of the most impressive software programs ever devised.      David Nyberg When asked what was the most difficult thing, the Greek philosopher Thales replied, “To know thyself.” When asked what was easiest, he … Continue reading

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100 BLOGS

How Much Is Too Much? Too much of a good thing is wonderful. Mae West  On October 11th I learned that I published my 99th blog. That caused me to pause and wonder: How many blogs is too many? Writing … Continue reading

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IGNORANCE IS BLISS

And Profitable  “Where ignorance is bliss, ‘tis folly to be wise.’”   Thomas Gray Ignorance may be considered bliss because not knowing something is often more comfortable than knowing it. Knowledge is both enlightening and burdening. However, ignorance hasn’t been very … Continue reading

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OH SAY CAN YOU SEE

The Way You See Things? We don’t see things as they are; we see things as we are. Anais Nin There is a story about three baseball umpires discussing the way they call balls and strikes. The first umpire says, … Continue reading

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