Adopt the pace of nature: her secret is patience. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Seeds. Those things that hold more inside them than can be comprehended. Seeds of all kinds are fascinating to me. An entire plant's DNA is contained in the tiniest of cases. What the plant will grow to be is already present. With the … Continue reading Seeds of patience
Buttoned up and on the books
My adjunct instructor gig is finished for another semester. A couple years ago I was asked to be the graphic design "resource" for the Strategic Campaigns senior capstone course at our local journalism school. I'd been a lab instructor for this same course since 2006 so I was very familiar with its content and expectations. … Continue reading Buttoned up and on the books
The year 2020 is finished and most of us are more than ready to move on and embrace a new year. For many of us, the faster we can forget 2020, the better. Many of us are adopting Paul's words from Philippians when he said, One thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining … Continue reading Hindsight
Gen Z in the classroom
Back in May of 2018, I stepped away from teaching a capstone course in strategic campaigns. I did this because 1) Entrepreneur was on oral chemo and not doing very well and 2) I was having a difficult time adjusting to Generation Z in the classroom. I've been an adjunct instructor for this capstone class … Continue reading Gen Z in the classroom
Happy Tuesday: Twix style!
She certainly looks happy, doesn't she? That's because she's learned to ride a two-wheel bike! She actually has a larger bike, but it still has the training wheels on it. This one is a good size because she can catch herself if she's off balance before crashing and burning on the pavement. The hardest part … Continue reading Happy Tuesday: Twix style!