Fountain of Knowledge: The Beauty & Benefits of Mentoring

Fountain of Knowledge: The Beauty & Benefits of Mentoring

  The Fountain of Knowledge begins in a simple way. Something new can be exciting. It is frightening enough to make your knees tremble. The spark of an idea brings the dream. The dream turns into “I wonder?” I wonder turns into “I have to…

I am an Enabler – But is is Politically Correct?

I am an Enabler – But is is Politically Correct?

  According to Dictionary.com, an Enabler is: 1) a person or thing that makes something possible; 2) a person who encourages or enables negative or self-destructive behavior in another. In today’s ‘politically correct’ society, being an Enabler has a very negative connotation, and to be…

Cooking Possum

Cooking Possum

(This post on Cooking Possum is offered in loving memory of Mrs. Dot Crow)     Dreams & Nicknames   Cooking a Possum is a fine art. The ‘art’ of what, I am still not sure. But apparently, in the country, it is something that has…

Nehemiah

Nehemiah

    Never underestimate the curiosity of a child. I was reminded of this while doing a weaving demonstration at the Red River Parish Fair yesterday. My booth was set up to show people how to weave, and that there are a number of things…

Basic Life Skills

Basic Life Skills

    I recently posted a photo on my timeline that featured Dr. Temple Grandin. Her quote spoke directly to my heart, as well as one of the purposes of us learning to be more self-reliant. In her words, “We’re focusing so much on academics…