Yes, roll, not role. Think: "roll with the punches." First, some perspective. A Psychology Today article titled, "A Nation of Wimps" made the social media rounds earlier this week. It's a long read (but a good one) with a short takeaway: overinvolved parents have raised a generation (or two) of young people who are too … Continue reading Roll models.
In every high school English class, Dear Mrs. Newberry, you kicked my ass. That we hard workers all might be, You told us to expect no more than a "C." You walked us through Dante, Shakespeare and Chaucer With a passion you imprinted like a hard steel embosser. And your cat-eye frames caused quite a … Continue reading Thank you, Mrs. Newberry.
"Mama, if someone, say a friend, wants you to do something that you don't usually do, that would mean changing your paradigm, and we should think very carefully before changing our paradigms." This was my daughter's response, a few weeks ago, when I asked about her school day. My follow up question was, "how would … Continue reading What color is your paradigm?