My Life, I Have A Plan

  I read something the other day about Brad Pitt. Now I don’t advocate his ideology, but he said something intriguing to me.  He was asked why he split up with Jennifer Aniston and what he said in reply piqued my interest.  He said, “I ceased to live an interesting life, nothing I did interested […]

Nine Principles to Live By

If you have never read anything by Jim Rohn, STOP NOW and read something of his.  Too busy?  Then just read this blog, these are nine of his principles to live by. Here are what I consider to be the principles that we must commit to if we are to leave the legacy we desire: […]

The Hardest Part

I found this at this website: Curmudgucation They never tell you in teacher school, and it’s rarely discussed elsewhere. It is never, ever portrayed in movies and tv shows about teaching. Teachers rarely bring it up around non-teachers for fear it will make us look weak or inadequate. Valerie Strauss in the Washington Post once put together a series […]

Saturday Morning – Tivo and Coffee

I love Saturday mornings!  As a teacher the weeks are very busy.  If you have children (we have four, one left in the house in fourth grade) it is even busier.  Play practice, church, cheer and tumbling and lots of homework is the norm for our daughter and our week.  But on Saturday, the pressures […]

How I Met My Wife

This is from our marriage blog – Purposeful Marriage – we are doing a series on our own marriage as we prepare to head to Poland.  Check out our website, we would love your help. As Missy and I prepare to go to Poland this summer to present our marriage seminar, I thought I would […]

Make a Movie/TV List

We are living in such a miraculous time, the world is at our fingertips.  Anything you want to know, Google it.  And if you want to watch a movie, just pull up your Netflix, Amazon, Sony Vue or any one of a hundred other services and you can find it.  In our last podcast over at […]

84 Things Healthy People Do

I read this post today and had to pass it on.  What do you think?  It comes from the great website, www.takepermission.com by Andy Traub, check it out. 84 Things About Healthy people By Andy Traub on Jan 08, 2014 08:42 pm Healthy people can help more people. Healthy people love more people. Healthy people […]

Covid-19 and Day Two

This is my second day teaching from an online school, or should I say from my home office. My home office is also my laundry room, but it works. I think I like this, at least for the time being. We have made a schedule and are doing a good job at sticking to it. […]

A Brave New World

This post finds me writing from a position I never thought I would be in, stuck at home. The Covid-19 virus has made huge changes for us all, some of those seem surreal. Who would have thought just a month ago teachers and students would be community and learning remotely? I wouldn’t have and I […]

My Life, I Have A Plan

  I read something the other day about Brad Pitt. Now I don’t advocate his ideology, but he said something intriguing to me.  He was asked why he split up with Jennifer Aniston and what he said in reply piqued my interest.  He said, “I ceased to live an interesting life, nothing I did interested […]

Nine Principles to Live By

If you have never read anything by Jim Rohn, STOP NOW and read something of his.  Too busy?  Then just read this blog, these are nine of his principles to live by. Here are what I consider to be the principles that we must commit to if we are to leave the legacy we desire: […]

The Hardest Part

I found this at this website: Curmudgucation They never tell you in teacher school, and it’s rarely discussed elsewhere. It is never, ever portrayed in movies and tv shows about teaching. Teachers rarely bring it up around non-teachers for fear it will make us look weak or inadequate. Valerie Strauss in the Washington Post once put together a series […]

Saturday Morning – Tivo and Coffee

I love Saturday mornings!  As a teacher the weeks are very busy.  If you have children (we have four, one left in the house in fourth grade) it is even busier.  Play practice, church, cheer and tumbling and lots of homework is the norm for our daughter and our week.  But on Saturday, the pressures […]

How I Met My Wife

This is from our marriage blog – Purposeful Marriage – we are doing a series on our own marriage as we prepare to head to Poland.  Check out our website, we would love your help. As Missy and I prepare to go to Poland this summer to present our marriage seminar, I thought I would […]

Make a Movie/TV List

We are living in such a miraculous time, the world is at our fingertips.  Anything you want to know, Google it.  And if you want to watch a movie, just pull up your Netflix, Amazon, Sony Vue or any one of a hundred other services and you can find it.  In our last podcast over at […]

84 Things Healthy People Do

I read this post today and had to pass it on.  What do you think?  It comes from the great website, www.takepermission.com by Andy Traub, check it out. 84 Things About Healthy people By Andy Traub on Jan 08, 2014 08:42 pm Healthy people can help more people. Healthy people love more people. Healthy people […]

Covid-19 and Day Two

This is my second day teaching from an online school, or should I say from my home office. My home office is also my laundry room, but it works. I think I like this, at least for the time being. We have made a schedule and are doing a good job at sticking to it. […]

A Brave New World

This post finds me writing from a position I never thought I would be in, stuck at home. The Covid-19 virus has made huge changes for us all, some of those seem surreal. Who would have thought just a month ago teachers and students would be community and learning remotely? I wouldn’t have and I […]