Month: October 2022

UNPACKING THE NUMBERS GAME

“Good writing begins with passionate reading.” ― Pamela Smith Hill, Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Writer’s Life   Over the weekend I was at the local Target picking through the remnants of Halloween candy and costumes when I heard a booming… Read More ›

TRUST ME?

“Can I trust you, Addy?” he asks. I say he can. Does anyone ever answer that question with a no?” ― Megan Abbott, Dare Me   Education policy and administration in America are a walking contradiction. Maybe its the same… Read More ›

MORE FUEL TO THE FIRE

“there was no honor among thieves. Boys in the game only respected you in direct proportion to how much they needed you divided by how much they feared you.” ― S.A. Cosby, Blacktop Wasteland   Earlier in the week, we… Read More ›

COLOR ME UNIMPRESSED

When you’re happy you enjoy the music. When you’re sad, you understand the lyrics.” ― George Jones Over the past several years we’ve repeatedly heard Tennessee’s Governor Bill Lee voice how impressed he is with his Commissioner of Education Penny… Read More ›

THE BREAK IS UPON US

“Your ego wants to conceal your insecurity and your fear. And that’s why it can be such an unwelcome intrusion when we’re trying to create or perform. You need your human frailty to be at least somewhat visible if you… Read More ›