December 18 , 2022 /

DAY EIGHTEEN – FOCUS

Focusing on focus, adjusting how we see things, zeroing in on a particular point of view can be an interesting and revealing exercise.  Changing the angle changes our perception. If using binoculars or a telescope or a camera, we may adjust the focal point for clarity or it is done automatically by an inboard sensor. 

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December 16 , 2022 /

DAY SIXTEEN – PREPARATIONS

Getting ready, making plans, gathering resources, anticipating what lies ahead – these require all kinds of different preparations. Much depends on whether we are designing something new, going on a trip, looking forward to a celebration or a holiday, cooking a meal, painting or repainting something, repairing what’s broken, or something as simple as going

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December 15 , 2022 /

DAY FIFTEEN – MEASUREMENTS

In this Bold Experiment of 30 days of short posts looking inward with our thoughts, we are today half way to the goal. Whether or not we will make it remains to be seen, TBD, the double entendre of “to be determined.” We have many kinds of tools, techniques, skills and instruments for measuring things

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December 13 , 2022 /

DAY THIRTEEN – SEASONS

When we hear the word “season” what comes readily to mind?  It could be one of the four seasons of Summer, Spring, Winter or Fall.  Did you notice they were not listed in order of their appearance?   One season ends, another begins and the most obvious characteristic, besides each one following another in a predictable

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December 11 , 2022 /

DAY ELEVEN – CHOICE CONSEQUENCE

Over 85% of adolescents believe that consequences can only be negative, undesirable and to be avoided.  When I explained that it’s possible to have a good consequence, students thought that was an oxymoron or a contradiction of terms.  Consequence is synonymous with result and depending on the choice, the consequence can be either positive and

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December 8 , 2022 /

DAY EIGHT – CONTINUING THE JOURNEY

Seven days on a calendar makes a week, one day following another in one of the most predictable and reliable sequences we experience. Twenty-four hours, the same for everyone with the difference being in how we choose to spend that time.  Beyond some of the necessary functions of eating and sleeping, and for many, working,

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