“If You’re Aware, The Gifts Are There!”

Rude Behavior The United States political campaigns, their candidates, and their rude behavior are, sadly, inundating America’s and the world’s media. Song Lyrics Several years ago, my yoga instructor reminded me about the lyrics: “Once in a while you get shown the light, In the strangest of places if you look at it right” from…

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My Blue Brain Loved Being Back in a (Virtual) Classroom!

Back in the classroom This afternoon, I told the GlobalEdSsChat teachers and student leaders that it was GRAND being back in a (virtual) classroom and being part of their remarkable program that connects teachers and students from all over the world.  See yesterday’s blog post: Education Chat for Students, Teachers and Parents – Building and…

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New Diabetes Law In Illinois

Yesterday, July, 17, 2012 was a landmark date for diabetes prevention and treatment in Illinois. Our Governor, Governor Pat Quinn, signed a new law to raise awareness and increase education about diabetes through out our state to improve health and wellness. The new law provides that every November 14th  will be declared “Diabetes Awareness Day”…

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Thanksgiving Day Poetry, Prayer and Greeting

I was looking for an illustration for today’s post and was surprised to find the following Thanksgiving Day poem by Edgar A. Guest, who is one of my favorite poets. Give me the end of the year an’ its fun, When most of the plannin’ an’ toilin’ is done; Bring all the wanderers home to the nest, Let me sit…

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