John Guydon: Speaking Style

https://youtu.be/CxEuHNtxe2Y John Guydon was interviewed by Senior Investigative Reporter for The Epoch Times Joshua Philipp on his Crossroads podcast (episode 73, January 22, on iTunes Podcasts). LISTEN to John Guydon interview I liked Guydon's message so I watched his short but powerful speech. Since I'm a Toastmaster, I jotted down speaker notes from his Ted… Continue reading John Guydon: Speaking Style

China is the Wolf Assuring the Sheep of the World: Everything Will Be Okay

You probably noticed some of the things in my coronavirus post were different from what you hear in the newspaper and on the news. Why is that? Different sources I read and listened to the same things you did, but having studied microorganisms and infectious diseases, I had questions. So I looked some more. What… Continue reading China is the Wolf Assuring the Sheep of the World: Everything Will Be Okay

Book Review: Pen on Fire

Book Review: Pen and Ink by Barbara DeMarco-Barrett “Think about what you wish for and imagine how you’d like your life to be in six months, a year, five years from now…Now set your timer for fifteen minutes and write down your ideal scenario…If you can’t see yourself as a writer, how will you ever… Continue reading Book Review: Pen on Fire

The Coronavirus Will Come For You

I am not an expert. I have taken courses on epidemiology (the science of studying the characteristics and spread of disease) and infectious diseases, and read extensively about human behavior and historical pandemics like the Spanish Flu of 1918 and the Plague. I am concerned about this new viral threat, and want to help you… Continue reading The Coronavirus Will Come For You

Mr. Rogers on Learning

A love of learning has a lot to do with learning that we're loved.Fred Rogers Could this be why homeschoolers like learning? Because, every day, through word and deed, they are reminded of how much they are loved? Source Rogers, Fred. You are Special: Words of Wisdom from America's Most Beloved Neighbor. New York: The… Continue reading Mr. Rogers on Learning

The Legacy of a Girl Dad

Listen to Start Ed Up podcast Start Ed Up podcast: What it Means to be a Girl Dad. Aired on January 30, 2020. The life you had planned isn't the life you get. And the life you get is a blessing.-Don Wettrick, President and founder of STARTedUP Foundation Kobe Bryant's passing was unfortunate. However, men… Continue reading The Legacy of a Girl Dad

Mr. Rogers on Belonging

Something we all need in order to feel the fullness of life: It's not only a sense that we belong on our planet, but also that we belong in other people's lives--that we are loved, lovable, and capable of loving.Fred Rogers Source Rogers, Fred. You are Special: Words of Wisdom from America's Most Beloved Neighbor.… Continue reading Mr. Rogers on Belonging