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Quote of the week: “… dive in.”

March 13th, 2015 · No Comments · Books, Musings, Quote of the Week

“Ask yourself what you’re not doing now that you’d do on the last day of your life.  Take the time you have now to look at your priorities through new eyes before reality forces you to.  Imagine yourself in that last year, six months, month, day.  Listen to your longings.  Ask yourself, What am I […]

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Spring, hope, peace, walk…

March 6th, 2015 · No Comments · Quote of the Week

“Hope is like a road in the country; there wasn’t ever a road, but when many people walk on it, the road comes into existence.”  Lin Yutang   Here in New England, we hope for spring’s arrival.  We know it will come, yet when new corners of the house leak because the ice dam won’t […]

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August 27th, 2012 · No Comments · Children, College students, Education, family, Grandparents, Musings, Quote of the Week, Teaching & Learning, Work

We shall not cease from exploration. And the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time. ~ T.S. Eliot “Sixty years ago I knew everything; now I know nothing; education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.” – Will Durant “Here’s to […]

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100 Day Project – Day 37 – Mark Twain

October 12th, 2011 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Important People, Musings, Quote of the Week, Teaching & Learning

Learning softeneth the heart and breedeth gentleness and charity. – The Prince and the Pauper Supposing is good, but finding out is better. – Mark Twain in Eruption; Mark Twain’s Autobiography   That’s all I have to say today.  It’s been a day of deep learning, excitement over the transformation that learning brings, and the […]

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100 Day Project – Day 34 – Gratefulness

October 9th, 2011 · No Comments · 100 Days Project, Musings, Quote of the Week, Work

100 Day Project – Day 34 – 8:10 p.m. ‘There is no end. There is no beginning. There is only the infinite passion of life.’ Frederico Fellini Film Director A beautiful day today — glorious sun, a not so glorious autumn color due to so much rain, good smells and too much food at the […]

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