Author Archives: Virtual Coachella

What Different Student Behavior May be telling us

Just recently I had an encounter with a 14 year old special needs student who opted to spend the first 15 minutes of classroom time sulking through a project which he seemed to have no interest in.  After several attempts … Continue reading

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ORIGINALS … & how non conformists move the world

    Considered one of this generation’s most ‘provocative thought leaders’, Adam Grant explores how individuals with great ideas get ‘discovered’, their own human foibles (like you and me)  and their persistence to act anyway! In pointing out some flaws … Continue reading

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Cudillero: A View from Above — Discover

At Wandanlust, Danielle — who’s currently traveling around Europe by sailboat — shares a gorgeous shot of Cudillero, a fishing village on Spain’s Asturian coast. via Cudillero: A View from Above — Discover

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Finding mutual pathways for a Multi Gen workplace

Just recently I had the opportunity to volunteer at a large non-profit agency in Atlanta where a diverse team of employees came together (at short notice) to rescue parrots that were in a state of neglect by a pet lover … Continue reading

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The Metaphor Tool — Live to Write – Write to Live

Sometimes, when we are wrestling with a big topic, it can be difficult to address it in a direct way. For example, I struggle with making time for my writing, as I wrote in a recent blog post. I addressed … Continue reading

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The Past: It Sounds Beautiful, Whatever It Means

Tessa Hadley’s The Past is an exploration of family tensions that intensify when a group of relatives gather in their grandparents’ country home, possibly for the last time. The gathering includes … Source: The Past: It Sounds Beautiful, Whatever It Means

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Technology at the speed of light…. but where will it take us?

The world of technology and robotics continue to astound me.  Before 2016 closes, there’ll be Apple’s I-phone 7. Maybe another one that dispenses medication or selects our evening entertainment is also in the making. These notions may not be so … Continue reading

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