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Vision for a Country, Vision for a Self

After reading Ken Blanchard’s post: http://seapointcenter.com/ken-blanchard-on-vision/comment-page-1/#comment-16023 I had some thoughts. We do as a country seem to be struggling with a cohesive coherent forward moving vision. Coherence of all hearts beating as one would certainly be an ideal. On this momentous day of stepping further towards acceptance of all by the striking down of DOMA, this post seems …

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LIVE 2 LEAD

As often happens in life, synchronicity and coincidence just happened to fly through my world and dance together today. I was asked to contribute an opening blog post for Live2Lead by my good friend Umair. First of all, that was quite an honor! Not to mention pressure. Secondly, feeling the typical March heaviness that I …

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These are my remarks for this group of Eighth Graders as they move to become the freshman class of Colchester High School 2012. Eighth graders, before I give you the final few words, I would like to ask you to do something. Please stand. Turn to face your family and teachers.…

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Beautiful Blogger Award

http://morelikeachild.files.wordpress.com/2012/05/beautiful-blogger-award1.jpg?w=500 Recently I was nominated for the Beautiful Blogger Award by Candace Gendron (http://candaceg222), one of my twitter buddies with whom I share several passions: Education, Teaching, Learning, Spirituality, Living in the Moment. We connect regularly in several tweetchats. I appreciate her wisdom and intellect and was very honored to have received this award. In doing …

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Lost

Lost

It is much easier to get lost in thought than anywhere else; and harder to be found.

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Running on Ice and a Lesson from the Harley

Icy roads and sidewalks can spell peril for a runner or walker, especially when it is icy enough to daunt drivers. I decided not to let that be the case for me as I contemplated donning my running gear to tackle the elements. After all, I had been sitting all day geeking out on the …

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Defining Moment

On Saturday night at a gathering of friends, my husband threw out one of his “Conversation Starters” ~ “What was a defining moment in your life?” As one friend began to talk about her defining moment, I began to think about my own, figuring I would not be able to avoid the topic.  Being an …

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Mom’s Sunset Rule

My mother taught me a critical lesson.  Well, of course she taught me many critical lessons, but there is one that continues to enter into my consciousness regularly. Recently, I reminded my daughter of this lesson as we were hiking in one of her favorite spots in Bozeman, MT.  I was taking a picture of …

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BRIM Seguidilla

Breaking ranks in the middle essential learning depth of knowledge emphasis relationship fostering close community of learners, teachers, colleagues learn in unity

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