The World’s Leading Educator: YouTube

` Did you know that you can learn how to do absolutely anything on YouTube?  Whether you want to learn how to operate the newest technological device, bake a cake, build a website, fix a toilet stool, make a podcast, correct a grammar problem, skin a beaver, or find Jesus Christ — instruction is atContinue reading “The World’s Leading Educator: YouTube”

Share Your World 2016, Week 7

To take part by sharing your own world, hop over to Cee’s Photography and get the lowdown on how easy it is to share.   Question # 1: What are you a natural at doing? Teaching.  I used to say that I would never be a teacher, but as I grew into adulthood, I justContinue reading “Share Your World 2016, Week 7”

Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star?????

Twinkle, twinkle, little star. No – wait – that isn’t what you are. My first-grade teacher set me wise: That stars are really angel’s  eyes Peeking through holes in pie-crust skies. So many years have come and gone Since that odd day when it was done. When teacher stood before our class And told thatContinue reading “Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star?????”

I Have a Favor to Ask

Well, dear blogging buddies, I am writing this post to ask a favor of any of you who might have the time to visit a new blog. As most of you know, I teach creative writing classes for a local college, and this year we have decided to launch an experimental addition to our curriculum.Continue reading “I Have a Favor to Ask”

Tickle Me Tuesday — Week 6

Sorry I’m so late getting this week’s Tickle up, but I have been swamped with technology problems today.  (I’m running way behind on my serialized story as well. But to quote a well-known character in English literature, “The hurrieder I go, the behinder I get.”) Here’s today’s chuckle from me, and anyone else who hasContinue reading “Tickle Me Tuesday — Week 6”

Friday Fictioneers — 11/1/13 – Eating Fish Will Increase Your IQ

Friday Fictioneers has swum around again, and if you’d like to participate, just plop over to Rochelle Wiseoff-Fields’ blog to learn how. The picture this week comes from Doug MacIlroy. Now, I have to warn readers before they drop below the picture to read my submission that I have been working way too hard lately,Continue reading “Friday Fictioneers — 11/1/13 – Eating Fish Will Increase Your IQ”

Photo Challenge: ‘Thursday’s Windows’ – 3rd Week

Well, that time has rolled around again, and I am posting a photo from my old high school days.  The picture shows several of my classmates in study hall, but what catches my attention is that whole wall of windows at the back of the room.  They are the epitome of “School Windows” from aboutContinue reading “Photo Challenge: ‘Thursday’s Windows’ – 3rd Week”

The Cycle

“To work, to try, to learn Is not a simple thing. My teacher, though, thinks learning Comes on swift, effortless wings. “I’m sure she never struggled To get words to come out right. Or understand their meanings; Recognize them all on sight. “She’s prejudiced against me; Doesn’t like me above half; Just wants to causeContinue reading “The Cycle”

Want To Make Your Brain Sweat?

Warning: The real purpose of this article is to get you to do some writing exercises. However, once started, those exercises can become seriously addictive. So think carefully before you read any further, because once you are hooked on this habit – honestly – only God knows where you might end up! I often haveContinue reading “Want To Make Your Brain Sweat?”