The Art of Inspiring Students

“Do or do not.  There is no try.” – Yoda “Much to learn, you still have.” – Yoda Today marks the first day of school for my English students and me.  Countless teachers are pinching themselves, thinking, “Was summer break just something I dreamed?” and countless students are mourning the loss of their unlimited video […]

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Motivating Monday – Work with the Strength of 1,000 Men!

    Have you ever had one of those days?  You know, the “I-really-don’t-think-I-can-do-this-today,”  and “I’d-rather-be-a-wimp-and-stay-in-bed” kind of days?     We all feel weak from time to time, especially when life continues to overwhelm us with new challenges.  The wonderful truth is, we don’t have to muster the strength to make it through our […]

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Encountering the Ark

“It’s bigger than imagination.” – Ark Encounter Slogan Two weeks ago our family drove out to Williamstown, Kentucky where we walked through Noah’s Ark.  No, I’m not kidding!   Ark Encounter, a theme park that opened in July 2016, features the largest replica of Noah’s Ark that exists in the world today.  The construction is […]

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