Tag: Buddha

  • 2.7 seconds on a bull named Fu Manchu

    Bird Droppings November 4, 2011 2.7 seconds on a bull named Fu Manchu I began the day thinking back to a song one of my students chose to write about several years ago, Live like you were dying by Tim McGraw. The assignment was to pick a favorite song and find the lyrics then explain […]

  • Having a heart

    Bird Droppings October 26, 2011 Having a heart It is chilly out in northeast Georgia with evening temperatures still hanging in the high forties or low fifties but rumor of a near frost hanging out there has most of us gardeners bringing plants in. We have still a couple weeks till we are off from […]

  • What does it take for the light bulb to go on?

    Bird Droppings September 30, 2011 What’s it take for that light bulb to go on? It has been nearly four years since my doctorial cohort ended and we began the journey on our own. Most of us will have had a few classes or two together here and there and are into and are beginning […]

  • Listening intently to a buffalo snort in the dark

    Bird Droppings August 1, 2011 Listening intently to a buffalo snort in the dark “She lifted me up to be embraced by the breeze as she spoke to the wind: “Please recognize this child. Sometimes you will blow strong, sometimes you’ll be gentle, but let him grow up knowing the value of your presence at […]

  • A buffalo snort in the dark

    Bird Droppings June 4, 2011 A buffalo snort in the dark “Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations.” George Bernard […]

  • A firefly crossed my path

    Bird Droppings May 16, 2011 A fire fly crossed my path I wonder how many even notice when a firefly crosses our path. Most people will not even stop to look at such an insignificant moment in time. It has been a bit to cold for fireflies so far this year in our part of […]

  • Having a heart

    Bird Droppings March 6, 2011 Having a heart “There are four bases of sympathy: charity, kind speech, doing a good turn, and treating all alike.” Buddha, Sayings of the Buddha Yesterday I worked with students expressing a news article in visual form. Over the past few years as I interact with people observing the various […]