Month: March 2011

  • Trying to understand

    Bird Droppings March 19, 2011 Trying to understand It has been interesting this spring weather wise. I have been battling allergies and sinus issues daily between freezes and rain and then not enough rain and the pollen. When I headed to school today I had been thinking about the many years of daily writing and […]

  • HAve we sold our souls?

    Bird Droppings March 18, 2011 Have we sold our souls? Morning is a special time for me a beginning is an easy way to say it. Today I went out a bit early from the house to gas up my wives car. As I drove back to the house an owl was sitting on the […]

  • Listening to Southern Rock and Roll

    Bird Droppings March 17, 2011 Listening to southern rock and roll Today as I am sitting quietly typing and listening to The Allman Brothers Band playing. Yesterday I received an email from a friend who had just moved it seems there were few jobs in her immediate area and application after application had turned up […]

  • Finding the gem?

    Bird Droppings March 16, 2011 Finding the gem? “Author and lecturer Leo Buscaglia once talked about a contest he was asked to judge. The purpose of the contest was to find the most caring child. The following was one of the winners. As I was driving home from work one day, I stopped to watch […]

  • Do we fail ourselves?

    Bird Droppings March 15, 2011 Do we fail ourselves? I left the house just before the rain, sort of sounds like a song starting off. An old Neil Young song Last Trip to Tulsa starts something like that. Anyhow I drove on down the road went by QT since I forgot my water bottle at […]

  • An owl calling

    Bird Droppings March 14, 2011 An owl calling I wrote this a little over five years ago however last night early in the morning a great horned owl called several times waking me up and brought back many memories and thoughts. Combining that with a posting of a James Redfield quote and a friends comment […]

  • Can we change things?

    Bird Droppings March 13, 2011 Can we change things? It has been a rather long day with a drive to Colombia South Carolina to look at snakes and lizards and such at a reptile show with two of my sons. Eight hours in the car and taking pictures of King Cobras and Eye lash vipers […]

  • Actions speak so much louder than words

    Bird Droppings March 12, 2011 Actions speak so much louder than words “You can tell more about a person by what he says about others than you can by what others say about him.” Leo Aikman With an election being decided literally for 2012 on a daily basis with all of the political hoopla for […]

  • We need to do more than belong

    Bird Droppings March 10, 2011 We need to do more than just belong “Do more than belong; participate. Do more than care; help. Do more than believe; practice. Do more than be fair; be kind, do more than forgive; forget. Do more than dream; work.” William Arthur Ward As I sit here this morning responding […]

  • Searching for knowledge

    Bird Droppings March 9, 2011 Searching for knowledge How do we as teachers and parents convey knowledge to our students and children? It could be said that by following the established curriculum guides and maps and doing what is expected of a high school student you will learn this material as indicated. I think my […]