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Byron's disappointment and a teachable moment: the Turbat-i Sheikh Ahmad Jami Shrine

The shrine there was disappointing

The 8th of May 1934 was quite a disappointing day for Robert Byron. That day, on his way to Kariz, due to the heavy rain, Byron decided to skip his visit to Sang Bast and its monuments and go directly to the Turbat-i Sheikh Ahmad Jami Shrine. 820 more words

The Road To Oxiana Project

Time for a Paycheck Check-Up?

Get a big refund after filing your federal tax return? That’s nice now, but you had to wait for Uncle Sam to send the money. Why not withhold less and boost your regular paycheck now? 334 more words

Facts & Trends

Kathua, Unnao and beyond: Find the Teachable Moment

Seeking the Teachable Moment in this week of horrible news about the rapes of young girls in Kathua, Unnao and Surat may be the only way for any of us to crawl out of the funk of anguish and anger. 2,364 more words

Teachable Moments

What Links Scrabble & Entrepreneurs?

National Scrabble Day is April 13…I love Scrabble, crossword puzzles and the Words with Friends app. Now that I know the back-story of the Scrabble entrepreneurs, I like it even more.  233 more words

Facts & Trends

Ugh..... the Girl Drama.....

Today you are friends. Tomorrow, you are not. The next day, you are braiding each other’s hair. (you are still not friends, but you aren’t enemies either…at least not today!) The next day, you are “hanging out” at each other’s house. 1,238 more words

How to Boost Kids' Entrepreneur Genes

I know a young couple who wants to start a food business. Good for them! They first experimented by running a hot dog cart as a side hustle and test their ideas. 772 more words

Teachable Moments

The Importance of Teachable Moments

I’m swamped at work. So busy, in fact that I haven’t blogged in nearly a month, but somehow by the grace of God I’ve found 25 minutes to sit and write. 381 more words

Teaching Reflections