Month: May 2018

  • Keeping the teacher energy flowing is crucial

    Bird Droppings May 31, 2018 Keeping the teacher energy flowing is crucial   For nearly fourteen years I have been involved as a student, instructor, visiting, taking photos and offering my two cents at the Foxfire Approach to Teaching Course. The program has been put on by Piedmont College for graduate students and teachers already […]

  • At what point do we exist

    Bird Droppings May 30, 2018 At what point do we exist   Yesterday was an ordinary day other than being the first day after a long holiday weekend. Today we will be helping our son and daughter in law out with their munchkins. Later today they will be coming over and swim, swim and swim. […]

  • Always on my mind and in my heart

    Bird Droppings May 29, 2018 Always on my mind and in my heart   I was standing outside on this raining last night gazing at the down pour. This morning a chorus of tree frogs and crickets kept me company in the dark. It is coming on summer the ambient temperature is high enough for […]

  • It will be an interesting day

    Bird Droppings May 28, 2018 It will be an interesting day   I was up earlier than normal and went back to bed after sitting out for a few minutes around midnight or so. It was peaceful sitting in the coolness of an almost summer evening. I thought earlier we were going to have a […]

  • Cultivating the soul and or inner self

    Bird Droppings May 25, 2018 Cultivating the soul and or inner self   I started my morning today with a swim. I should say a walk in water. Several years back I was directed by my orthopedic doctor to use water therapy for my back. The only place near was difficult to get an appointment. […]

  • Why not just imagine?

    Bird Droppings May 24, 2018 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 […]

  • I am trying to regurgitate a previous days thought

    Morning Bird Droppings May 23, 2018 I am trying to regurgitate a previous days thought   Four years ago after over a week of watching grand-kids and my youngest son in a level one trauma center he was moved to a rehab facility. Just sort of hit me with all the news how lucky we […]

  • Is there passion in life or is it just obsession?

    Bird Droppings May 22, 2018 Is there 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. Eric […]

  • I am just sitting, pondering and thinking wiping away a tear or two

    Bird Droppings September 21, 2018 I am just sitting, pondering and thinking wiping away a tear or two   I was outside very early today as a great horned owl was irritating our dog keeping him up. It seems it was more than one as around me several were calling back and forth in an […]

  • Trying to find a way back to normal or is it abnormal: Is your child a hippy?

    Bird Droppings May 20, 2018 Trying to find a way back to normal or is it abnormal: Is your child a hippy?   “Your son or daughter may be flashing warning signals that he or she will soon drop out of society and join the “hippie” movement. If you know what to look for, you […]