Thursday, June 20, 2019

Thursday in June

The wind rustling through
Indiana trees plays a
woodland symphony.

Sunday, November 25, 2018

Never Alone

I believe encouragement to explore
stories leads to a lifetime
 of wonder & learning. 

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Monday, August 6, 2018


"Let each man hear his own music and
live by it.  The drums roll one way for
one man, and another way for
You have to listen
for your own."
                                                              ~Audie Murphy 

Listen to learn, understand, and honor efforts.  With learners this is especially important, no matter if what occurs in their conversations or writing is
 what you expect to see in order to
e a "stamp of approval."

Do people still give "stamps of approval?" 

Any effort by youngsters
is just
 a "starting point."  The

clues, ideas or impressions they share
are your opportunity to build upon
their skill set and instill confidence.

Teaching is a public service and
children deserve nurturing that
upholds them and sustains
their potential.

My new school year is beginning, hooray!   

Monday, July 23, 2018


Photograph compliments of Erika Reidy
"Never ever underestimate
 the importance of having fun."
                                          ~Randy Pausch

This month I was a volunteer for Lawrence
County's annual Kids Theater Week; lucky me!
Who's my example of how to have fun, learn new things,
and wonder after five busy days of being with the youngsters-
"Hey.....where did the time go?"

That's the beauty of learning that
the selfless contributions to the lives of
others is the deepest joy we'll ever know.
Thank you Mr. Watson!

Saturday, July 21, 2018


Going to focus on "Contributing"
with my customers, this school year.