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Entries from October 30th, 2013

Merlin speaks of learning…

October 30th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Musings, Quote of the Week, Reading, Teaching & Learning

“The best thing for being sad,” replied Merlin, beginning to puff and blow, “is to learn something. That’s the only thing that never fails. You may grow old and trembling in your anatomies, you may lie awake at night listening to the disorder of your veins, you may miss your only love, you may see […]

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October 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Education, Important People, Musings, Quote of the Week, Teaching & Learning

“The human mind is inspired enough when it comes to inventing horrors; it is when it tries to invent a Heaven that it shows itself cloddish.”  Evelyn Waugh The “Writer’s Almanac with Garrison Keiller” reports that today is this author’s birthday, and provides us with this quote.  Just this past week, I’ve been having some […]

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