Tag Archives: reflecting

As Thought by the Teacher

A quarter of a century of teaching builds calluses. I like my students, but I have learned to accept that they come for a short time and then are gone.  I don’t mean to be aloof, but after pouring my … Continue reading

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Like No One Is Watching

There are two different ways that I pick Today’s Perfect Moment. This might not be that important for you, but it is important for today’s post. I either reflect on the day when I am at my keyboard, or on … Continue reading

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The Number Effect

It’s funny how we attach significance to numbers. Numbers like ten look good. Numbers like 25 and 50 look good. Numbers like 100 seem so large by comparison. This is especially so when we are talking about personal milestones. Where … Continue reading

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