2013 in Review

Good morning 2014! This morning I woke up, checked my now ancient Samsung Galaxy S II smartphone (it is only 2 years old) and saw that my 81 year old mother-in-law had made some Facebook updates so I use the phone to navigate there.  That my mother-in-law is actively on Facebook inspires me.  Anyway, this…

I have a Crush

Yes, I have a crush, on a 12 year old.  But to be fair to myself, I think everyone this kiddo comes in contact with probably falls head over heels in love with him.  Seriously, we move through the halls and all the little girls stop to say hello and ask how he’s doing.  Even…

Overwhelmed and Trying to Break Through the Silence

My head is buzzing with activity and I know I need to write, if anything to simply calm down my insides but I can’t decide where to start. It’s a new year and now the last day of the first month and I see I haven’t published anything since before Christmas.  No Christmas greeting, even…

Paper Clips and Patience

Yesterday, I had the privilege of spending another day with my pals in Life Skills at the high school level in the Southlake Carroll ISD. It amazes me how much I learn, every time I go there and spend time with the youths throughout the schools. Yesterday, I got to go with the boys to…

Communications and Frustrations

Here is the Hugh Macleod gapingvoid cartoon of the day that I just received. And here is his comments for this simplistic work that says a lot: Hugh Macleod’s ONLY HAPPY Anything worth doing has more than its fair share of frustrations. The frustration comes through the challenges of expressing the deeply internal need to…