summer is quickly blowing by. It is hard to keep up with the months
and seasons. I've heard that the passage of time is sensed as a ratio
to your age. Oh dear, if true, then I am really in
have had inquiries from several businesses this summer that want to
move into the educational arena. They are dedicated, conscientious,
hard-working people who have the interests of children at heart. Their
ideas sometimes have trouble getting off the ground because they think
that all "education" is the same, or they have an idea that
just doesn’t move the envelope far enough. In other cases these
businesses will do well, because they have the support to keep going.
As parents and educators, we often support them when we don’t take
the time to carefully examine the service or product, instead we are
persuaded by the glitz. We don’t know the right way for businesses
to serve education......their probably isn’t one. We do know that
education has had its share of "shufflers" over the years.
Merely moving the parts around, is not going to get the job done in
this era of technology. Profound change, through business or the
public system, will probably scare us to death, but I believe it will
be necessary to prepare our young people for a world that is
As summer draws to a close, I feel most
fortunate to have had a steady stream of visitors pass through my
home. There are many activities and functions which occur during the
summer months here close to the mountains. I was pleased to play
host to some of those who came from out of town. What fun it is to
share with others. Unfortunately the visits are not long enough or
frequent enough. But, none the less, these occasions provide fond
memories of an enchanting summer.
Activities have a way of stretching and
growing. Not to be left behind, I have begun to attend a Spanish
conversation group in the past months. It has been too many years
since I had occasion to use any Spanish, however, here in Colorado
there are many who speak Spanish, several who help me in and around
the house. I want to better communicate with them. So, as
humbling as it is, I am trying to recall, relearn
and use what I was
never very fluent at in the first place.
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