Sunday Morning, October 14, 2018 – Robert Edward Lee

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Tuesday, October 02, 2018 – Tuesday Thoughts and Three Things I Did Not Know

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Akron, Ohio: The Most Innovative School in America, Sponsored by LeBron James

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The “I Promise School” sponsored by Lezbron James as part of the Akron public school system is the most innovative school in America. Its focus is on developing healthy children, whose dreams are big and whose education equips them to make a life for themselves. It accepts only children with low test scores. It’s these is to help children overcome trauma. Its philosophy is informed by LeBron James’ experiences as a child growing up in dire circumstances.

Contrast this school, where children are surrounded by love and caring, with the harsh and punitive “no excuses” charter schools. Read this article and answer the question: Which is better? Love or Fear? Charter advocates should learn about this school and learn from its example.

The greatest of all innovations: a school in which love and kindness are built in as policy.

This article by Eddie Kim goes into detail. I am not…

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Need a Team-Building Icebreaker? Try Team Trivia!

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William Mathis: Everything Important Cannot Be Measured

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Monday, January 22, 2017 – Handy Guide to Friday’s HWIT regarding a Top 10 List of Songs about Texas — Here’s What I’m Thinking

Monday, January 22, 2017 – Handy Guide to Friday’s HWIT regarding a Top 10 List of Songs about Texas Friday’s post was from a website listing the top 10 songs about Texas. May I suggest you get your device, get a Shiner beer, sit on the porch and listen to all of the songs and […]

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 – The State is Closed Until Further Notice

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Tuesday, January 16, 2018 – The State is Closed Until Further Notice

To the other 49 states, please note that because of global warming, the state of Texas is closed today due to sleet, snow, ice and well-digger cold temperatures.

Plans call for parts of the state to reopen after midnight. Until then, stay indoors, cover your petunias, and hunker down with the four basic food groups – sweet, salty, alcohol and chocolate.

To my golf friends – don’t forget our tee time Saturday; it will be 67 degrees. I love Texas!

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