X is for eXperience!

Part of the ABC’s of LearningBeyond School Series. Brought to you by the letter X. eXperience. “Learning is experience. Everything else is just information.” Albert Einstein eXperience what you are learning, whenever you can. eXperience to eXpand your thinking and your limits. eXperience and eXplore new cities, countries,  the world. eXamine the eXperiences and eXplanations … Read more X is for eXperience!

M is for Make

Part of the ABC’s of Learning Beyond School. Brought to you by the Letter M. Make. Make learning meaningful and fun. Make mistakes and messes and music and meals.  Make memories.  Make mindfulness and movement a part of every day. Make decisions, make the effort, make things happen. Make a difference.  Make! What motivates you … Read more M is for Make

Volunteer!

Volunteer with Winters Friends of the Library Youth Day Parade Trophy

Award Winning and Life Changing Winner of the Winters 2012 Youth Day Parade Sweepstakes Trophy  -drumroll please–Winters Friends of the Library (WFOL)!  Yipee!!! Making skirts, researching books with iconic images that spanned the 76 years to fit the parade theme, gathering to rehearse the hand jive and marching with our amazing once a year band … Read more Volunteer!

“You Can’t Build on Broken”

I was awed by Angela Blanchard when I heard her speak at Business Innovation Factory Summit #7.   This morning I was re-inspired listening to her talk from TEDxHouston 2011. My head is spinning thinking about how to take what she’s learned about asset based community development and try it in other situations, and just how … Read more “You Can’t Build on Broken”

Banish the Blues with Dr. Uke

Today when I saw several posts /tweets about feeling negative, frustrated or stuck, I could relate. No matter how wonderful life is, there is always room to grow. I’ve been in transition for the past few years, with my child heading out into the world and the new responsibilities of caring for my mom. Empty … Read more Banish the Blues with Dr. Uke