Month: April 2022

  • It is said dreams do not stand alone

    Bird Droppings April 17, 2022It 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 read and experienced Jonathan Livingston Seagull’s whimsical book. […]

  • Can we figure out a way to filter it all?

    Bird Droppings April 13, 2022Can we figure out a way to filter it all? “Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?” T.S. Elliot Sifting through the tons of information that bombards us daily is a task: emails, text messages, cell phone calls, advertising on […]

  • I am going to school another day.

    Bird Droppings April 12, 2022I am going to school another day. So often as I start my writings each morning, there has been an experience recently to build upon. Utilizing these previous experiences provides windows and doors into future experiences borrowing from John Dewey. I was driving through our town months back, and a shop […]

  • The great teachers of America: Where do they come from?

    Bird Droppings April 12, 2021The great teachers of America: Where do they come from? After my ten-year doctorate leave, I started back to grad school and hopefully will finish up shortly. I am hopeful I can get into teaching education in college. Last year, I finished teaching and retired again from Alcovy high school, and […]

  • Ethics and Politics

    Bird Droppings April 10, 2022Ethics and Politics There are so many things happening in our world that are often at the whim of a politician who we voted for or, in my case, against. Industry is being remade, wars are being fought, jobs are appearing and disappearing, and health care reform is possibly off and […]

  • I am pondering ABNANBNANBNANBNANBNANBC or antecedent behavior, new antecedent, new behavior, etc.

    Bird Droppings April 8, 2022I am pondering ABNANBNANBNANBNANBNANBC or antecedent behavior, new antecedent, new behavior, etc. Last night I went back over some notes from one of my numerous posts on my various blog sites and graduate school comments. I had been reading from a paper on a program developed in the mid-1980s in California. […]

  • Wind in the trees

    Bird Droppings April 7, 2022Wind in the trees Over the past weeks, we have had several storms come through the area. Just before I went to bed last night, according to the weather, we were to get another tomorrow; now, it is clear through Saturday. Several times during the night, I awakened and a storm […]

  • Sometimes I feel like I am missing a day

    Bird Droppings April 6, 2022Sometimes I feel like I am missing a day So often, I speak of coincidences in life. A few evenings back, while helping my wife with some graphics and issues in a class she was teaching, I also thought about a new Bird Droppings. Some ideas had hit me, and I […]


    Bird Droppings April 5, 2022POTENTIAL “Love is a complex experience which seems to follow no rules but its own. Romantic love can have the power of a hurricane or the tenderness of a soft wet wind. I have known, too, a chance introduction which instantly and magically merged into a lifelong friendship. And I’ve known […]

  • Hunting for the right words

    Bird Droppings April 3, 2021Hunting for the right words “The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart and head and hands.” Robert M. Pirsig, American author Whether trying to offer a few words of condolence to friends whose loved one has passed away or trying to sort out the disaster somewhere […]