Monthly Archives: April, 2015

TGIM 4/27/2015

The POWER of going barefoot! For the last 5 plus years I have been weaning myself off of heavy, suffocating footwear and it’s made a huge difference in my overall mental, emotional and spiritual well being. It took some time, and was sometimes uncomfortable, but it’s become something I recommend to everyone. Of course on …

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TGIM 2/20/2015

Many of the teachers I know and care for are very troubled by the recent emphasis that has been placed on standardized tests. The profession they love has been taken out of their hands and placed in the control of administrators. Rather than treating each student as an individual, and developing strategies to best connect …

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TGIM 4/13/2015

Sometimes I realize I sound like a broken record- professing the same concepts and using the same stories to illustrate a point.  There were quite a few parables that my children, and Mary, would roll their eyes at- and then recite the ending.  We need to hear things over and over for them to become ingrained …

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TGIM 4/6/2015

Some people say the American dream is over. That the opportunity to make a successful life in the US is more difficult then ever before in history. Yet people do it every day- across all economic strata, in all fields, and at every day. If we want to become the strongest possible version of ourselves …

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