What I Learned From Sherlock

I remember eagerly awaiting the return of “Sherlock” last year. As usual, it didn’t disappoint. I watch very little television, but this is one show that captured my interest from the very first episode. Sherlock’s brilliance and ability to solve mysteries always amazes me. But it was a scene in which his sidekick, Watson, rebukesContinue reading “What I Learned From Sherlock”

How Was You Day? (Better than I first thought)

When my daughter asked me how my day went Friday, I was taken back. Not because I was surprised that she cared about my day. Her question just happened to be late. Nevertheless, my initial response was, it was okay—nothing exciting. I am the assistant principal at an alternative school so a day in whichContinue reading “How Was You Day? (Better than I first thought)”

Spend More Time Planting Seeds and Less Time Measuring Vines

It’s only natural. We want to know how well we’re doing. If what we are saying or writing or creating is making any sense—if it is resonating with others. We often go about this by counting downloads, likes, retweets, shares, etc. This is okay up to a certain point. But after a while, it canContinue reading “Spend More Time Planting Seeds and Less Time Measuring Vines”

Slowing Down: The Soft Skill that Gets Left Behind

We spend our lives planning and hoping for them yet oftentimes the most beautiful moments happen by accident—when we slow down long enough to take in what was right in front of us along. I had to go to another school to pick up work forwa one of our students. I could have walked. IContinue reading “Slowing Down: The Soft Skill that Gets Left Behind”