Month: September 2012

  • Why do they call him a founding father?

    Bird Droppings September 30, 2012 Why did they call him a founding father?   “Constitutions should consist only of general provisions; the reason is that they must necessarily be permanent, and that they cannot calculate for the possible change of things.” Alexander Hamilton   As I looked through the news this morning many of the […]

  • Can we see a gray world in color?

    Bird Droppings September 28, 2012 Can we see a gray world in color?   “Stress is the body and mind’s response to any pressure that disrupts its normal balance. It occurs when our perceptions of events don’t meet our expectations and we don’t manage our reaction to the disappointment. As a response, stress expresses itself […]

  • Why do we not allow that light bolb to go on?

    Bird Droppings September 27, 2012 Why do we not allow that light bulb to go on?   It has been nearly five years since my doctorial cohort ended and we began the journey on our own. Most of us will have had a few classes or two together here and there and are into and […]

  • We all know the slogan just do it, but I add when?

    Bird Droppings September 26, 2012 We all know the slogan just do it, but I add when?   With the issue of women’s rights in political forefront of the election and several other civil right issues as possible issues as well I referred to two very famous and wise women in history to start today. […]

  • Is not friendship a rather simple concept?

    Bird Droppings September 25, 2012 Is not friendship a rather simple concept?   Recently I had the mother of three former students tell me how much her sons and daughter thought of me while I was coming into my current favorite store, Kroger. Sitting pondering here in the stillness of early morning we all need […]

  • Who would have thought of a buffalo snort in the dark?

    Bird Droppings September 24, 2012 Who would have thought of a buffalo snort in the dark?   “Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it […]

  • Is it possible that right may be wrong?

    Bird Droppings September 22, 2012 Is it possible that being right may be sometimes be wrong?   “One of the most common errors is to suppose that the opposite of being wrong is right, when in many cases it is only another way of being wrong. We see this most obviously in political and governmental […]

  • Why do I write what I write?

    Bird Droppings September 21, 2012 Why do I write what I write?   There have been times when weather, water, various electrical issues and who knows what other gremlins have impacted my broadband service at our home out in Between Georgia. It could be that we are out in the country and only a handful […]

  • Just what is intuition?

    Bird Droppings September 20, 2012 Just what is intuition?   “Every action of our lives touches on some chord that will vibrate in eternity.”Edwin Hubbel Chapin   As I was discussing the final hours of a Journalism class yesterday afternoon with several of the students and a thought hit me as to why some teachers […]

  • Why would anyone be unworthy of concern?

    Bird Droppings September 19, 2012 Why would anyone be unworthy of concern?     “I think the most important issue we have as a people is what we started, and that is to begin to trust our own thinking again and believe in ourselves enough to think that we can articulate our own vision of […]