A word or two about bullying, and challenge we face from it

It’s easy to wonder why someone would choose to bully another, but harder to understand why others encourage it.  This statement prompted by the fact that, despite our best intentions, there is absolutely no way to completely eliminate bullying, be in school, the workplace, or in life itself.  At some point, every single person is…

If the Interstate Highway system was a family reunion

If the interstate highway held a family reunion, here is how it would likely play out. INTERSTATES 80, 90, and 10 would be the worldly, sophisticated types who believe they know everything because they have traveled coast-to-coast.  They would likely look down on the shorter interstates as uneducated, judgmental morons.  Everyone else would notice the…

POEM: That who I am

Pain and anguish, looking away to the past They have corrupted a once joyful heart. I look to you, my friend, my healer The one who greets me through the looking glass. You are but a shadow of the self you once were. Where did you go?  Why did you run? Is it not folly…