I used to think this proverb was about money, and since I’ve never been wealthy like that, I kind of ignored it. I spent my career in education, (a field not known for generating financial wealth) and nowadays, I teach a couple of college courses. But a few days ago, as I was preparing to… Continue reading Nobody knows the wealth s/he has until s/he uses it or loses it.
The last month or so was tough for me. After working for nearly thirty years (or over thirty years if I count part time jobs during high school), I retired – YAY! It felt great, especially during the first snowstorm I could really enjoy because I could watch it out of my window – no… Continue reading If rain doesn’t fall, corn won’t grow.
A four legged dog only goes one way. This proverbs speaks about the importance of focusing rather than multitasking. It says that the things we do deserve the respect of our full attention, and that it is good to pay real attention to one thing at a time. Sounds fine, except that sometimes when we’re… Continue reading The four legged dog goes to work