Month: February 2012

  • Such a simple word JOY!

      Bird Droppings February 17, 2012 Such a simple word JOY!             When I was planning my day yesterday I was originally going to drive down to Georgia Southern University and make a stop in Macon at the Indian Mounds but the day changed directions. My next thought was to head up to the Foxfire property […]

  • A cloudy morning pondering about Dr. Carl G. Jung

    Bird Droppings February 16, 2012 A cloudy morning pondering about Dr. Carl G. Jung   “If there is anything we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.” Carl G. Jung   Over the years I have seen […]

  • Wouldn’t it be great if we could script great teachers?

    Bird Droppings February 15, 2012 Wouldn’t it be great if we could script great teachers?   As I watched the several various movies about teachers recently it hit me, wouldn’t it be great if we could somehow provide a package for teaching, write that perfect script anyone could follow and it would allow anyone to […]

  • Is it a waste of time?

    Bird Droppings February 14, 2012 Is it a waste of time?   “For every minute you remain angry, you give up sixty seconds of peace of mind.” Ralph Waldo Emerson   One of the most precious things we have is time. As our lives go by we tend to waste more and more of it. […]

  • A simple word belief

    Afternoon Bird Droppings February 13, 2012 A simple word belief   “What matters is not the idea a man holds, but the depth at which he holds it.” Ezra Pound   I went to a basketball game a few Friday nights back. The intensity of the crowd always amazes me be it any group event, […]

  • A five note flute

    Bird Droppings February 12, 2012 A five note flute   “The American Indian is of the soil, whether it be the region of forests, plains, pueblos, or mesas. He fits into the landscape, for the hand that fashioned the continent also fashioned the man for his surroundings. He once grew as naturally as the wild […]

  • Greed could be our downfall

    Bird Droppings February 11, 2012 Greed could be our downfall   “That man is the richest whose pleasures are the cheapest.” Henry David Thoreau               We watch the news and heads of states and heads of companies fall midst the economic crisis. All the while wealth is disappearing I am told. I recall back […]

  • How capable do we need to be?

    Bird Droppings February 10, 2012 How capable do we need to be? What a contrast to yesterday as the sun was shining and moon was full as I went out in the wee hours with a crystal clear sky, a gentle wind blowing, chimes ringing peacefully and a beautiful full moon gazing at me between […]

  • Seeking perfection midst near misses

    Bird Droppings February 9, 2012 Seeking perfection midst near misses   I was on my way again to school to do my writing and check on my critters when it dawned on me I forget to take my daily dose of medicinal morning medications. As we get older it seems we need help balancing blood […]

  • Going to school and chasing a rainbow

    Bird Droppings February 8, 2012 Going to school and chasing a sunrise   It has been several years since I looked at public education simply as school. This morning I was heading into the high school totally devoid of students and most of staff since we have an intersession break of sorts when I got […]