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The End of (Solo) Genius

Source: NYTimes, Jul 2014

The big change began with Enlightenment thinkers, who sought to give man a dignified, central place in the world. They made man’s… 537 more words


Grit: You Better Get You Some!

I really want to talk about the importance of Grit in achieving your goals. For all my folks on this pre-health journey, I’m sure you can relate. 404 more words

Life After College

Courage Zone

I am really working on developing a growth mindset in my students this year.  On Monday I mentioned that I was trying to think of a visual to use in my classroom to remind my students that they should focus more on learning than on being perfect.   183 more words


College Bound...

Tonight, as I am packing the last few items in the duffels that will accompany my daughter to college tomorrow, I remember each “first day” of her progression from kindergarten through 12th grade. 543 more words

Growing up a rich rancher's kid...

I recently attended the AgChat Conference in Austin, TX and had the privilege to be on a panel with two other persons, a mom who is food writer and a local chef/restaurant owner. 734 more words


Dude, We Got DELLED

At 3am, he tries the doors

and they are locked although the lights are on.

At 3:02am, he tries the pump

to fill his bottle with water. 63 more words

That N. Main Street 100

at midnight the heretics hum along

a string of orange streetlights

through cement sea and traffic tide

eyes wide-awake, recalculating

the water bill, the walk to work… 51 more words