Month: October 2013

  • In a world of data can we still use intuition?

    Bird Droppings October 31, 2013 In a world of data can we still use intuition? I mentioned to a fellow teacher I can tell when a child has emotional issues most of the time after observing a few minutes and listening. Granted observations are part of most evaluations but I was referring to an intuitive […]

  • Just a morning observation and some observing

    Bird Droppings October 30, 2013 Just a morning observation and some observing “I do not write from mythology when I reflect upon Native American spirituality in this book. In my own opinion, mythology leads to superstition; and superstition has proved fatally destruction to many millions down through time. It is ironic, then that Dominant Society […]

  • It is all in how you feed the wolves

    Bird Droppings October 29, 2013 It is all in how you feed the wolves I walked outside very early this morning to a sky filled with stars and wisps of clouds floating by. Crickets were almost silent chirping slowly in the cool weather. My morning started long before sunrise today and the sounds as I […]

  • Do we as teachers build doors or walls?

    Bird Droppings October 28, 2013 Do we as teachers build doors or walls? I enjoy arriving at school while the stars are still shining overhead something about the darkness is peaceful for me. I can remember when my youngest would ride to school with me; he is not quite as big a fan of mornings […]

  • Searching for answers in reflection and thought

    Bird Droppings October 25-27, 2013 Searching for answers in reflection and thought Yesterday I was wished a happy birthday by a friend on Facebook and it got me thinking a week ahead that soon I would be another year older. Yesterday was not my birthday and it is coming up far too soon. As I […]

  • Having heart and kissing frogs

    Bird Droppings October 23-24, 2013 Having heart and kissing frogs It is chilly out in northeast Georgia with nighttime temperatures still hanging in the high forties or low fifties but rumor of a near frost hanging out there. Many of us gardeners are bringing plants in. We have still a couple more weeks till we […]

  • In the center of your soul.

    Bird Droppings October 22, 2013 Should we look within to who we really are? Amazing what a day or two out of routine will do. I actually did not get on my computer and do anything of a writing sort yesterday knowing with the coming week off I would be writing in significant quantity. So […]

  • How do we find democracy?

    Bird Droppings October 21, 2013 How do we find democracy? Yesterday I was still recovering from a medical procedure from Wednesday and somehow drove up to Piedmont College for a class and back and dozed off for three hours afterwards. Today we are rushing around with our heads cut off driving to get into car […]

  • How do we find democracy?

    Bird Droppings October 20, 2013 How do we find democracy? Yesterday I was still recovering from a medical procedure from Wednesday and somehow drove up to Piedmont College for a class and back and dozed off for three hours afterwards. Today we are rushing around with our heads cut off driving to get into car […]

  • Thinking Ahead

    Bird Droppings October 18, 2013 Thinking ahead Occasionally I will have a crazy thought although my students will say occasionally I have a normal thought and that would be more like it. They are insinuating most of my thoughts are crazy. My youngest son just had his anniversary this past week and so many memories. […]