What Happened to Respect for Our Teachers in the Classroom?

I grew up in the South, outside of Atlanta. I attended several public elementary schools and a public high school. We were expected to show respect to our teachers. This was a rule and not a suggestion. Progress reports were sent home weekly and included a report about our behavior in classroom. For those of … Continue reading What Happened to Respect for Our Teachers in the Classroom?

Our Kids Are “Dying on the Vine”, Even in the South

I have spoken out about this before, but it seems it needs to be “re-visited.” Our kids’ brains are going to “mush” with all the lack of opportunity for real imagination and creativity time. Most people I know have kids that not only have school activities, but multiple after school activities. When do kids get … Continue reading Our Kids Are “Dying on the Vine”, Even in the South

What Is It About Hospitals That Scares the “Mess” Out of People?

I mean, besides the fact that many people die while they are there. That issue aside, what gives? In my former life, I was in the medical field for many years. I have visited almost every hospital in the metropolitan area of Atlanta many times. I have walked patient room halls to meet clients, met … Continue reading What Is It About Hospitals That Scares the “Mess” Out of People?