Category: Creative non-fiction
Why Textbooks Suck
Some things need innovation. Some do not. For example, cellphones are certainly easier to use than carrier pigeons. But sometimes we innovate just because we think we have to or because we can or percieve that we have to. We clearly do not. Some things are better left to their truest form. Education is one.…
Why Not – A New Political Movement
Every once in a while a shift in consciousness is needed or most of us will fall down. I think that time is upon us. Bipartisan politics is helping few, not many. But too many people have wool over their eyes or are unwilling to look past the blinders that have been set. Millions of…
On Math and Covid
Math for many is and always will be the challenge subject. The problem is that Math runs our lives in many ways especially as it pertains to logic. From my seat, it looks like many do not have a basic understanding of Math and more specifically, probability and percentages. Here are some thoughts on the…
Intersections are arrival points in which we cross paths with others on their journey. When we assume that their journey has been the same as ours, we assume wrong. All of us have a unique path and a unique way of seeing and interacting with the world. I like learning the stories of others. Do…
Static Faith vs Creative Religion
Like many, I find solace and peace in nature, and to me, nature is my connection to God and my faith in things bigger than me. But I am not static or rigid in my thinking, I believe change is adaptation is evolution is finding solutions and implementing them so things can be.
Strict – Fair – Funny
Rules are supposed to exist to teach and help us to live in a community or society. More often than not, rules today are arbirtraty with users deciding whether or not to follow them. That fails in the long term. Rules need to be strict. Consequences need to be fair. And those working with them…
Poor Sheep and the Rich Wolves
Sheep come in all shapes and sizes as do humans. Yet, we are trained to view all of our shapes and sizes as differences that we can’t overcome forgetting that really, the only animal we have to worry about is the wolf who feeds on us when we don’t unite and protect ourselves.
The Bull Behind Wall Street
Bullies seem to be running the show. Now is as good of a time as any to unite and stand up to then so that we can heal and move on as a United Nation.
A Life Coach 4 an Active You
As we think about 2021 and what we would like to accomplish, it is a good time to reach out and ask for help or to bounce some ideas off of an unbiased set of ears and eyes. If you are interested, contact me. I am here to help.
A Politician’s Teacher
For ten years I was a middle school teacher, and what I found was that some of my best teachers were my students. This can be applied to our Democracy too. Leaders need to learn from those they lead not live in an ivory tower.