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Ego needs applause

Ego needs applause

We say we want to share
But our ego is tricky
Wants to be heard and seen
Needs you, wherever you are… 45 more words



I’m facing all the applause with my head bent and my fingers crossed at each side, my face numb and the butterflies in my stomach flapping like a gash of wind. 112 more words


Why I think that lectures that don't get applause at the end have failed (and how I think you can fix that).

When we design courses for our students, at some point we decide that the best thing to do is to put all our students in a large room and talk to them for 90 minutes. 568 more words

Putting Together the Pieces

My grandmother has always loved to work jigsaw puzzles.  I have many fond memories of us spending hours in front of a puzzle working well into the night to finish the picture.  680 more words

Praise and Blame

My sweetie gave a piano concert yesterday afternoon in our small town. Forty of his friends and acquaintances came to enjoy the short, easily accessible classical music pieces by Debussy, Ravel, and Moussorgsky. 133 more words


Red-faced and smashing: My class speech assignments are memorable.

Part of my Bible classroom instruction includes mandatory speeches, and this makes for quite an interesting time.  My Bible Speech classroom is like a Costco hot dog:  it’s really good, but you’re not sure what’s inside.  607 more words