24 Core Questions for Self-Directed Learners

24 Core Questions for Self-directed learners

How can you be a self-directed learner? Ask yourself these questions: What? What do I want to learn? What are my goals? What are my next steps? What problem can I solve? What can I contribute? Why? Why does this matter to me and the world? Who? Who else is interested  in this? Who might … Read more 24 Core Questions for Self-Directed Learners

Picnic in La Dordogne – Eating and Drinking our Way through France

We are loving exploring the French countryside and the regional fare and wines. Our simple picnics and campground dinners are transformed into gourmet fare with fresh and local produce, specialities and, of course, du vin. Du vin, s’il vous plait. The one expression we have mastered. Do not worry. Even though we take photos with … Read more Picnic in La Dordogne – Eating and Drinking our Way through France

Book Review: Far From the Tree: Parents Children and the Search for Identity by Andrew Solomon

962 Pages. 3 pounds. Truly, I wish I’d gotten the kindle edition. The size and weight of the print book prevented me from carrying it along at all times which really slowed my reading. The ideas were at least as heavy as the  book. It was painful. Heartwarming. Tragic. Hopeful. Agony. Thought-provoking. Fraught. Important. Not … Read more Book Review: Far From the Tree: Parents Children and the Search for Identity by Andrew Solomon