I used to be a fake security guard. During my college days, I worked for pennies as a Loss Prevention Specialist, which was just a fancy name for security guard. I didn't have a badge, a…Read More
I Used to be a Fake Security Guard
My Car Was Stolen! and Happy New Year!
This picture almost didn't get taken. Let me explain. My 1984 Ford Escort was stolen about one month before I was scheduled to go to college. When the police returned my car, I found the…Read More
Experience is Not Always the Best Teacher!
I've seen people I love lose nearly everything because of things they did. I've seen laziness lead to homelessness, obesity kill wonderful people, alcohol turn good people into monsters, infidelity destroy marriages and families…Read More
Some Kids Don't Need "Grit" They Need Healing
In education circles, there is a lot of talk about "Grit" and having a "Growth Mindset" these days. There are a lot of admistrators and teachers convinced that their kids need to have more "grit."…Read More