Month: May 2014

  • Why not just imagine?

    Bird Droppings May 19, 2014 Why not just imagine? Some days I wonder if adults I know have ever imagined even considered imagination. For example have you ever lain on your back watching clouds trying to determine if this one is a dragon or a whale? I was driving home from Georgia Tech with my […]

  • Teachers what about adding to reality TV, The great teachers of America?

    Bird Droppings May 16, 2014 Teachers what about adding to reality TV, The great teachers of America? I taught my college class last night and when I got home I was sitting mesmerized by the night sounds when the kitchen door opened and my son poked his head out wondering what I was doing. I […]

  • It seems to be a new morning?

    Bird Droppings May 14, 2014 It seems to be a new morning? Last night I had my son drive up to the corner store to get a few things. When he I had been waiting outside and the sounds of the evening were stilled from the chill all the humming, whistling, chirping and barking that […]

  • Children learn what they live

    Bird Droppings May 13, 2014 Children learn what they live It is such a beautiful day and quiet outside, I had the opportunity to sit and meditate for for a few minutes just before the rising sun pushed across the wheat fields behind our house. I took pictures of the nearly full moon the air […]

  • It is said dreams do not stand alone

    Bird Droppings May 9, 2014 It is said dreams do not stand alone “You are never given a dream without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however.” Richard Bach It has been so many years since I first experienced the whimsical book Jonathan Livingston Seagull, […]

  • Looking for and clearing a pathway

    Bird Droppings May 8, 2014 Looking for and clearing a pathway “I arise in the morning torn between a desire to improve the world and a desire to enjoy the world. This makes it hard to plan the day.” Elwyn Brooks White Often I reflect on the journey of life and the many directions I […]

  • Looking for the passion in life or is it just obsession?

    Bird Droppings May 7, 2014 Looking for the passion in life or is it just obsession? “All games have an important and probably decisive influence on the destinies of the players under ordinary social conditions; but some offer more opportunities than others for life long careers and are more likely to involve innocent bystanders.” Dr. […]

  • Always try and see through eyes wide open

    Bird Droppings May 6, 2014 Always try and see through eyes wide open “The way I see it, if you want the rainbow, you gotta put up with the rain.” Dolly Parton It has been nearly eight years since we last moved and seems we might stay here a while. I recall seven or eight […]

  • Acceptance is often getting over fears

    Bird Droppings May 5, 2014 Acceptance is often getting over fears As I stepped outside into a beautiful clear humid chilled morning the rain had passed but the humidity hung in the air and the grass was like walking on a sponge soggy and wet but then again it could be from my wife pressure […]

  • Are we attempting to build a bridge or just cross a stream?

    Bird Droppings May 2, 2014 Are we attempting to build a bridge or just cross a stream? “You can never cross a stream the same way twice.” Zen saying When I recall using this quote and thought for the first time it was looking at a picture of my middle son dripping wet trying to […]