Monthly Archives: October 2013

Monday #10: The Power of Description

Fall is in full swing. The air is sharp and cool–you can just faintly smell the scent of the coming winter– and the leaves are putting on a real show with a full range of yellows, oranges and reds. We … Continue reading

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Monday #9: Got Grit?

Passion, zeal, tenacity, perseverance, ambition, hardness, resiliency and the need for achievement. These are the characteristics that make up an individual with grit, a non-cognitive trait that combines someone’s ability and desire to work at a long-term goal or objective, along … Continue reading

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Monday #8: Sweetness

Sometimes keeping a blog is a real challenge for me and, often, on Sundays, I feel a little bit like my once upon a time teenage self who didn’t have her homework ready for Monday’s math class. During the course … Continue reading

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Monday #7: Is This Good?

He was in the fifth grade. Animated, good-looking, conversational and well-behaved. He made good eye contact when he spoke about his life, his hobbies and his family, he told me he liked school, and he never once said he was … Continue reading

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