Category Archives: Teaching and Learning

Rachel Carson: The Beauties and Mysteries of the Earth

Originally posted on Vox Populi:
The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.?–? It is a curious situation that the sea, from…

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Teachable Moments

When your simple well planned lesson goes off the rails, that is when the real teaching begins. This is like a composite of some of my weirder preschool circle time moments. Just when you think you’ve tactfully navigated the woods … Continue reading

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Tarot #59: III The Empress, nurturing spirit of creation.

III This is the Harmony of the Universe, that love unites the Will to create with Understanding of that creation: understand thou thine own Will Love and let love.  Rejoice in every shape of love and get thy rapture and … Continue reading

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Tarot #50: V The Hierophant, following the long arc of justice and wisdom, the master remains resolutely seated

Deep wisdom follows us into the future by marrying the lessons of the past to the vital energy of the present which will carry and disseminate seeds of positive change in the world. Here is the symbol of the wisdom … Continue reading

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Tarot #38: Defeat, time to cut losses, fall back, and reassess

You can’t win ’em all. And, if you could what would you learn from that? It could be that you are in denial about some aspect of your life that you are hanging on to. The longer you cling to … Continue reading

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Tarot #27: Failure, the shadow of success.

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better. Samuel Becket, Westward Ho Decay feeds growth which leads to full life and withering and back to decay.  There is no separating one from another each is a … Continue reading

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Incantations: The Magic of Reading Aloud

      The Dream-Quest of Unknown Kadath (Lovecraft cover art) by Gervasio Gallardo (b. 1934) I have read this very strange novel to myself and once to my then 3 year son, who loved it when I read him anything. I have … Continue reading

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