Our current generation of young adults have known mostly war, poor leadership and heavy handed, but ineffectual, government. Is it any wonder that some of them question the effectiveness of an (allegedly) Democratic Republic?
“Man totes” or, perhaps, “Men totes” No matter how I frame it, there is nothing manly about it. Very similar to “European shoulder bag”… Ariel has begun her 31 journey.
Yeah, I think I’d end up warping those I chose to help…
Too big to fail. Most of us recognize that turn of phrase from the last bailout/banking crisis. Several years after the bailout we are still seeing the fallout from when the banks were running wild with unregulated mortgages and related financial instruments. Well, not really financial instruments, more like government endorsed Ponzi schemes… Too big to fail… Continue reading Too Big to Fail
Wow. Nothing like teaching kids what we think but not why. Theologically, it’s like discussing Jesus without being able to reference or discuss the prophecy that predicted his arrival. Both sides of the aisle should be against this.
Ariel and the boys are on their way to Yellowstone to meetup with friends from Seattle. It is just Kaia and myself for the next few days. I have begun our bonding time by introducing her to Big Trouble in Little China, a purely educational show.
His comment on Kipling was spot on, I think.
Ever wonder how you’d write this in class? Yeah, neither did I…but I could have.
I’m linking to a couple of pieces written by Travis Bradberry, the gentleman who wrote Emotional Intelligence 2.o. I’m curious to see if he equates success to wealth, as Daniel Goleman seemed to in his book, Emotional Intelligence. I still need to run down the connection between the two authors, see what history and influence… Continue reading Emotional Intelligence continues to rear its head.