Tag Archives: Career
Guess Who’s Back!
There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.~Nelson Mandela Busy Couple Of Months Doug and I have been away for a couple months… As we shared in a past post, I landed a job as a middle school art teacher. It […]
An Update On Life.
A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.~Henry Adams Unexpected Changes In my last update, I shared how I was getting set up to be a substitute teacher. I haven’t written much lately because there’s been much going on in physical life. I think it’s OK to share the changes now… […]
New Adventures Ahead.
You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give.~E. O. Wilson Heading Back Out Into The […]
Life Changes All Around.
Don’t dwell on what went wrong. Instead, focus on what to do next. Spend your energies on moving forward toward finding the answer.~Denis Waitley Changes Summer time is winding down, at least in a family with teenagers and where one spouse teaches high school… My daughter is back from her six week visit with her […]
Who Needs Your Talents?
You are capable of more than you know. Choose a goal that seems right for you and strive to be the best, however hard the path. Aim high. Behave honorably. Prepare to be alone at times, and to endure failure. Persist! The world needs all you can give. ~E. O. Wilson People need your gifts […]
What Would You Be Doing If You Didn’t Have To Work?
A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one’s neighbor — such […]
It’s fun for me to go on other folks’ talk shows. When you’ve endured the ups and downs and tensions and pitfalls of hosting, being a guest is a piece of angel food.~Dick Cavett Guest Blogging Jason, over at Opinionated Man- Harsh Reality, has been kind enough to host a few of my posts this […]
What Do You Wish For Your Life To Be?
‘I wish life was not so short,’ he thought. ‘Languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about.’ ~J. R. R. Tolkien Distilling what we’ve learned so far We’ve spent a lot of time getting to know who we are, what we do and don’t want in life […]
A lot of people put pressure on themselves and think it will be way too hard for them to live out their dreams. Mentors are there to say, ‘Look, it’s not that tough. It’s not as hard as you think. Here are some guidelines and things I have gone through to get to where I […]