Monthly Archives: May 2014

Goodness

Goodness Each year, my students read the dramatization of The Diary of Anne Frank. In her diary, she writes, “In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.”   Over and over we see the … Continue reading

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Parallels: Turns, Students, Dogs, & Development

Parallels  Living in Park City, a ski town, life is all about parallels.  In skiing, I roll onto one edge bending the ski into an arc so it doesn’t slide. Parallel turns require a strong base. By bending my knees … Continue reading

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Love One Another

Love One Another A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another.  (Jesus) — John 13:34  I’m spiritual. I’m not religious. But, I can get behind the things Jesus Christ said.  Jesus bottom-lined it. Love one another. … Continue reading

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Unconditionally Happy — Dogs Get it

Dogs get it. Unlike people, dogs don’t have to make the decision to be unconditionally happy. Given the right circumstance, it comes naturally to them. Recently, I read The Untethered Soul: the Journey Beyond Yourself by Michael Singer. The ideas … Continue reading

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Worry About Your Own Life

“Worry about your own life; that’s the only one you can do anything about.  — Dwight Hooker

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Grit, Determination, Encouragement and Friends

18 May 2014 One of the most fun fundraisers in town is a 38-mile relay race. This year, I chose to run 3.14 miles from the middle to school to the top of the Utah Olympic Park. I didn’t stop. … Continue reading

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How Broken Hearts Heal

How Broken Hearts Heal 16 May 2014 Hearts break.   During the Great Depression, my dad had Scarlet Fever. It took almost a quarter of his heart. Then, in 1977, he had a massive heart attack. Until 1989, when he … Continue reading

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