Month: November 2017

  • Perhaps I had a vision walking in moonlight

    Bird Droppings November 14, 2017 Perhaps I had a vision walking in moonlight As I walked out in the morning, the smiling moon’s glow lit the area. While only just a small part of the moon it was still a beautiful picture presented. There was a sense of light about as I stood looking around, […]

  • Should children be left behind?

    Bird Droppings November 13, 2017 Should children be left behind?   “I believe that our own experience instructs us that the secret of education lies in respecting the pupil. It is not for you to choose what he shall know, what he shall do. It is chosen and foreordained, and he only holds the key […]

  • Today is day one or so I am told

    Bird Droppings November 12, 2017 Today is day one or so I am told   Feeling old today now that I working on my sixty eighth year and a cold front coming in, my bones are aching. I remember nearly eleven years ago as we got closer to the last day in our old house […]

  • I am always finding where community exists

    Bird Droppings November 11, 2017 I am always finding where community exists   I am sitting listening to Allman Brother’s Fillmore East CD on a Saturday morning, a smiling moon sort of peaked out earlier this morning outside. As I drove to the corner store today I had several thoughts streaming through my head. How […]

  • A tapestry is made by the interconnecting of threads

    Bird Droppings November 10, 2017 A tapestry is made by the interconnecting of threads   All through history weaving has been a critical aspect of civilization. Weaving cloth for clothes and blankets in order to survive and soon after weaving for art sake.   “For certain fortunate people there is something that transcends all classifications […]

  • Teaching is always climbing up another rung

    Bird Droppings November 9, 2017 Teaching is always climbing up another rung   I had a great night sleep. I was planning on writing this morning. I have an IEP observation to write up for tomorrow and a preproscectus for my dissertation I would like to have competed by the end of December.  . I […]

  • While deadly a spider spins to survive

    Bird Droppings November 8, 2017 While deadly a spider spins to survive “When Peter pulled his sword and attacked the Roman soldier he was told to put it away and his boss turned to the injured soldier and healed his ear but that was before Christianity” Frank Bird Ed.S. D.D. Every other Facebook post is […]

  • I am still trying to figure out teaching

    Bird Droppings November 7, 2017 I am still trying to figure out teaching   The names are withheld but on my Facebook page a few years back. “Good morning Mr. Bird , I would like to thank you for being a great teacher, my son John Doe speaks highly of you, John has grown up […]

  • Teacher’s need to consult their hearts

    Bird Droppings November 6, 2017 Teacher’s need to consult their hearts   I was amazed walking out this morning to the car and 58 degrees no frogs chirping away. I have much to do today. I was going through some research material and pulled out a little book. It has been several years since I […]

  • Gratitude is an action

    Bird Droppings November 4, 2017 Gratitude is an action   “Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.” Chief Seattle, 1854   Most mornings I am getting up about four […]