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Writing, Wandering, Wondering, and World Peace

I dream of being a better writer and artist. Of being a lyricist or maybe even librettist. Of taking many of my designs for furniture, clothing, sets and costumes, building materials, architectural elements, jewelry, inventions, and any number of the other concepts that constantly float around in my skull into the realm of actual production and use. 489 more words

Human Nature

Forgetfulness is different than dementia

Information overload is triggering Alzheimer’s fears among the ‘worried well’ say doctors

By IAN WALKER at THE DAILY TELEGRAPH on MAY 11, 2015

INFORMATION overload is convincing people they have Alzheimer’s disease when their brains are simply reaching their processing limits. 339 more words

Alzheimer's Disease And Other Dementias

Silence and Productivity

“The productivity of work is not the responsibility of the worker but of the manager.”
– Attributed to Peter Drucker

Productivity is an interesting concept, particularly in the context of a classroom. 539 more words

Education

Teaching Sciences to the Exclusion of the Arts

To emphasize the sciences and neglect the arts is like emphasizing the sterility of a delivery room while ignoring the miracle of birth that happens there.

Sayings

Summer science: building a reptile incubator

James and I love animals. We incorporate all five of our pets into our homeschool program. For example,  when our boa constrictor got an infection in his throat, we took our students to the vet and allowed them to observe the examination, diagnosis, and treatment plan. 620 more words

Homeschool

CSET Series: Math III and OpenCourseWare

I have a personal problem where when something difficult peers over my life’s horizon, I go into denial and procrastination mode.

Leetle by leetle, I’m doing better… mainly because honestly? 336 more words

Education