Why can’t they all be Gary Gnu?
I’ve removed the political feeds from my inbox and replaced them with poetry from places like Rattle Magazine. Not only does it calm my mind, it keeps it in a creative place. Instead of encouraging me to yell and scream about things I cannot control, it makes the...
Book proves Riverside has plenty to offer
Column from Riverside City College's Viewpoints from my talk there last week. Loved sharing wonderful new things about the Riverside Arts Movements.
All You do to Me is [TED] Talk, Talk
Living as a human my entire life, the last decade paddling around in higher education, shaped my belief that teaching via processes like “childhood” and “school” generate behaviors and values we desire most consistently. The everyday observations by a child regarding adult behavior, and the standardized lesson planning in education shape our beliefs, often to the detriment of other types of critical thinking evidence.
Channel Tree News
Tree News. Real Trees, Real News.
Do you walk your neighborhood? Ever come across a plant or tree that defies description or your limited scientific know how? Not to fear, send it here and get the answers you want: UC Riverside’s Herbarium
An Interview with a Tree Fairy
An old Gen-X and a young Boomer caring for the girls that will grow to save the world we have made for them. And when we made Andulka Park, we had little more than dirt and space. The City of Trees was devoid of shade. The city planted them but the tree fairy made sure they grew tall and strong.
The Horror & Freedom of Empty Space
It begs the question: Is something empty really empty? For instance, as the “new home” for the Library waits for one more “yes” vote from the city council, what sits in that empty lot? What is it about an empty pedestal that sparks a thought. Who is to say what belongs in the space? And how much is too much? What is the correct price tag?
Click here to see titles in several genres. A common element? Characters learning about themselves through collaborative effort and finding beauty in the everyday experience. All make fine traveling companions.