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Monday #21: Plant A Seed

Last week I got a call from my friend and colleague, Randy Seagraves.  Randy is the curriculum coordinator of the Junior Master Gardener program at Texas A&M and, among many other wonderful things, trains teachers and leaders how to implement … Continue reading

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Monday #10: Personal Baggage

Every month I run about 100 miles.  100 miles!  100 is a magical number, isn’t it?  I only started running, though, about 12 years ago.  Last week I realized that this means I have finally been running for as long … Continue reading

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Monday #9: Tell Me A Story

Writing is just talking on paper. I don’t remember where I first heard that line, but I have been using it in my writing workshops ever since.  I also tell people that I don’t believe there was one single report … Continue reading

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Monday #7: Stop Pretending

When I was a kid, I “played school” in my basement with the kids on my street.  It was the late 70s and my mom had access to one of the old copy machines which, I remember, made the whole … Continue reading

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Monday #4: In The Mirror

Have you seen RSA animated film, The Empathic Civilisation?  It’s a clip from a longer lecture by author, politcal adviser and sociologist, Jeremy Rifkin.  He talks about mirror neurons.  Scientists have found, through brain studies and MRIs, that a mirror neuron … Continue reading

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