2020 GOODBYE BUT THANK YOU

Just this once, I will allow you to peek over my shoulder to read the letter I penned to the year 2020.

Are You Like a Newton’s Cradle?

Tell me if you are like a Newton’s Cradle. Before you decide on any preconceived notions you may have, take a look at this “Amazing Demonstration of a Giant Newton’s Cradle”. The Newton’s Cradle illustrates kinetic energy transferred from one object to another. It also shows an equal and opposite reaction. Additionally, this device demonstratesContinue reading “Are You Like a Newton’s Cradle?”

IN MY PERFECT WORLD

Each and every one of us have ideals for that which makes our world perfect. One of mine was that all children should outlive their parents. I was wrong. When our son was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, it felt earth shattering. It was one of the most devastating possibilities I could have imagined. Prior toContinue reading “IN MY PERFECT WORLD”

IS OUR 2020 WORLD A CRAZY QUILT?

The year 2020 has caused many to question where we are headed. We are in the midst of huge world challenges with what appears to be a hodgepodge of issues. Let’s take a look at what is called a crazy quilt. This particular style of quilt was first made during the Victorian era in theContinue reading “IS OUR 2020 WORLD A CRAZY QUILT?”

THINK LIKE WATER

It was sometime in the middle of my art teaching career, there were four sixth grade girls of note. They loved art so much that they had nicknames for one another. The first three names made sense to me: Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo. We’d been studying those particular artists. The fourth name, however,Continue reading “THINK LIKE WATER”

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