Be Nice First

Be Nice First

Be Nice First “War is an absolute failure of imagination.” -Adrienne Rich, American poet   In December 1914, Europe was five months into the “War to End All Wars” when something extraordinary happened. During a brief lull, British troops looked across the field to see...
Sometimes, It’s Too Late

Sometimes, It’s Too Late

Sometimes, It’s Too Late We live our lives in the shadow of time. Everything we do is regulated by it. “What time shall we meet?” “What is my deadline?” “Do I have enough time to work out before lunch?” “How long will it take us to get there?” “What time will I go to...
ILYBATWWW

ILYBATWWW

ILYBATWWW I recently got married. Her name is Heather, and as I have told my friends, I may have out-kicked my coverage (if you don’t get the reference, it means that I DEFINITELY married up). When you marry into a family, you learn an entirely new set of norms,...
Empathy or Compassion?

Empathy or Compassion?

Empathy or Compassion? If you haven’t read any of Matthieu Ricard’s work, I encourage you to do so. He is a Buddhist monk who left a career in cellular genetics to study Buddhism over forty-five years ago. I discovered his book, Altruism: The Power of Compassion to...
K-12 Public School somewhere in Nebraska

K-12 Public School somewhere in Nebraska

K-12 Public School somewhere in Nebraska Back to blog I had the absolute pleasure of speaking to an entire school district (250 kids, 30 staff members), and Buckley was able to join me! We spent the first 30 minutes with K-5 students, with plenty of time for hands-on...
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