Now that both boys are in school, it’s time for me to head back in to the workforce, at least part time. I haven’t had to look for a job in almost 15 years and the task can be a little daunting. One thing that I’ve had to do is completely update my resume to […]
Call it potpourri if you will, or even topic soup. Our 'other' category features a dash of humor, a sprinkle of home projects and tips, and a good helping of articles not found in the other categories. Sit down and enjoy a heaping helping of intentional randomness. It's on the house!
Coming up with Christmas gift ideas is just plain hard, believe me I know. If you’re struggling to think of some unique ideas for this holiday season, check out this list of awesomely unexpected gifts that anyone in your life is sure to appreciate. A Recipe Delivery Box Give the gift of delicious food—and more […]
Here is my November report from the southeast corner of the Mitten. FRIDAY, November 20, 2015: Today, I shot four videos, each ninety seconds long, which will help publicize my two current projects. I narrate audiobooks and my current project is a deeply moving book by John Thorndike titled The Last of His Mind: A […]
Christmas is coming soon, fellas, and if you’re looking for the right gifts for your in-laws, peruse this list of amazing gift items sure to impress even the hardest people to buy for. While you shouldn’t have to buy their approval, these gifts definitely don’t hurt in cementing your position as their favorite son-in-law. Read […]
My 12-year-old daughter was defiant toward her substitute teacher this week and I couldn’t be more proud. At first glance, that statement would baffle most of us, including myself. Shouldn’t she be a model student when there’s a substitute in class? Absolutely, yes. However, in this particular case, her defiance was the right thing to […]
It’s early fall, and in most school districts, that means parent-teacher conferences are on tap. Little about education fills a parent with trepidation like parent-teacher conferences. Conferences are a stressful time for everyone; teachers, administrators, parents, and students. Do you want to minimize the stress, and maximize the good efforts of everyone involved with conferences? […]