Blog #20: Redefining Productivity, First in a Three-Part Series

Our culture has an unhealthy definition of what it means to be productive. Education’s purpose is to create productive members of our economy. We measure an individual’s worth by his or her contribution to the Gross National Product: we can fall into the trap of defining a productive member of society as someone who hasContinue reading “Blog #20: Redefining Productivity, First in a Three-Part Series”

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Blog # 17: Time Flies Like an Arrow, Fruit Flies Like a Banana

I attended college in Minnesota. Northfield, Minnesota to be exact. There are two colleges in Northfield: St. Olaf, famous for its music program, and Carleton. I went to Carleton, which I tell my friends from St. Olaf is the good college in Northfield.  They love it when I say that. LOL. Winters can be hardContinue reading “Blog # 17: Time Flies Like an Arrow, Fruit Flies Like a Banana”

Blog #10. I’m-Sharing-a-Blog-by-Maren-Tirabassi-that-Expresses- Something-So-Well-that-There-Is-No-Need- to-Duplicate-Her Efforts-and-the-Prayer-She- Wrote-Is-Beautiful

Written by the Rev. Maren Tirabassi: (This photograph shows what my friend Nancy Donovan has created for a feral cat who has been coming to her porch for food and a safe place to sleep for a couple years. This cat cannot bear being indoors with the other cats or near a human. Nancy writes,Continue reading “Blog #10. I’m-Sharing-a-Blog-by-Maren-Tirabassi-that-Expresses- Something-So-Well-that-There-Is-No-Need- to-Duplicate-Her Efforts-and-the-Prayer-She- Wrote-Is-Beautiful”

Life’s a (Morning Glory) Beach

Morning Glory Beach in Progress I have a cross stitch project that has been stuck in “Unfinishedville” for over 20 years.. The picture on the cover of the kit that shows the finished project is beautiful. I love beach scenes, I have an optimistic spirit so stitching a picture with 140 x 160 stitches (22,400)Continue reading “Life’s a (Morning Glory) Beach”