Recent Posts - page 2

  • A FEAR OF LOOKING FORWARD

    “don’t write out of what I know; I write out of what I wonder. I think most artists create art in order to explore, not to give the answers. Poetry and art are not about answers to me; they are… Read More ›

  • ITS ALL IN THE PERSPECTIVE

    “Memory,’ wrote the Lebanese novelist Elias Khoury, is a process of organizing what to forget.” ― Ben Ehrenreich, The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine   Today is the last day of classes for Metro Nashville Public… Read More ›

  • THE LONG AND THE SHORT OF IT

    “As far as Kiva could tell, whenever selfish humans encountered a wrenching, life-altering crisis, they embarked on a journey of five distinct stages: Denial. Denial. Denial. Fucking Denial. Oh, shit everything is terrible grab what you can and run.” ―… Read More ›

  • FRIDAY NEWS DROP

    “I believe that managing is like holding a dove in your hand. If you hold it too tightly, you kill it, but if you hold it too loosely, you lose it.” ― Tommy Lasorda   In 1994 Major League Baseball… Read More ›

  • THE GLASS JUST MIGHT BE HALF FULL

    “There are two ways to be fooled One to believe what isn’t true The other is to refuse to believe what is true.” Soren Kierkegaard   The battle between those who believe that school buildings should be open and those… Read More ›

  • PSST…THERE’S A PANDEMIC GOING ON.

    “I believe in kindness. Also in mischief.” ― Mary Oliver   It’s been my experience that when dealing with the unpleasant – be it debt, employment dissatisfaction, marriage infidelity, health risks, or school shortcomings – we often default to a… Read More ›

  • ANATOMY OF A DECISION

    “Choose not to look, however, at your own peril. The owner of an old house knows that whatever you are ignoring will never go away. Whatever is lurking will fester whether you choose to look or not. Ignorance is no… Read More ›

  • LESS TEAM FIDELITY AND MORE TEAM WORK WOULD BE WELCOME

    “I’m stuck on this planet with you. And honestly, I’m glad. I’ve been exposed to a lot of awful people in the last few months, but I’ve met so many more that are amazing, thoughtful, generous, and kind. I honestly… Read More ›

  • IMPOSSIBLE ENDEAVORS

    “God and the Soldier all men adore, In time of trouble and no more, For when war is over And all thing righted, God is neglected, And the Old Soldier slighted.” ― Jan Morris, Pax Britannica: Climax of an Empire… Read More ›

  • POST TURKEY DAY BLUES

     “Do not think of knocking out another person’s brains because he differs in opinion from you. It would be as rational to knock yourself on the head because you differ from yourself ten years ago.” ― Horace Mann   Another… Read More ›