I’ve always liked reading about all the hard work and passion so many teachers put forth for their students. But for every teacher who wins an award, there are hundreds of “runners-up” who don’t always get the recognition they deserve. So, I asked my kids to share something about their favorite teachers.
Assuming your guy is a keeper, there are certain things he wants from a relationship that you probably ought to be aware of — and some of them might surprise you.
There’s nothing like gossip to get the phones rining and get people talking.
We subconsciously pick up on the mental messages that we get from others. And what’s more, the unconscious messages that we get from other people have a dramatic impact on the way we respond to them, whether we — or they — realize it or not.
Monster and Ianuzzi should serve as a cautionary tale. When a leader overemphasizes money, you eventually wind up making less of it.
RICH: Children are often the best teachers
Listening and living literature through song lyrics
When I hear the talking heads profess shock and dismay over the latest athletic scandal at the University of North Carolina, I have to wonder if their angst is manufactured.
My people, as I have long said, were raised up on hard times in the Appalachian foothills. I don’t know that I had a grandparent who ever saw the sum of $500 at one time or even held a hundred dollar bill in hand.
Martin Luther King said, “I have a dream that one day on the red hills of Georgia, the sons of former slaves and the sons of former slave owners will be able to sit together at the table of brotherhood.”
Between 1904 and 1912, newspaperman Ambrose Bierce penned a series of columns for the Hearst newspapers offering his satirical definitions of everyday terms, which he later compiled into a single volume under the title “The Devil’s Dictionary.”
When we chose to name our son Leif, we were just looking for a nice Norwegian name to reflect his paternal heritage. We didn’t name him after any great grandparents nor were we inspired by any particular historic figures or role models. We just liked the name.
Complaints are a valid source of feedback, but they aren’t all worth listening to. Discern which ones have merit before you react.
Like most Georgians — heck, most Americans — I currently suffer from EFS: Election Fatigue Syndrome. Symptoms include an aversion to telephones and a growing conviction that everything politicians say is a lie.
Some of the best things in life are free and and that includes upcoming events in the Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation’s L.I.F.E. (Leisure Is For Everyone) winter schedule.
Health and Wellness
- Weekly restaurant health inspections for March 2
- Cancer hospital fires back in fight over legislation
- HEALTH BRIEFS: Sports Medicine South wins excellence award
- Medical cannabis bill clears House panel
- Weekly restaurant health inspections for Feb. 22
- Exchange enrollment soars past half a million
- HEALTH BRIEFS: GA-PCOM honors retiring simulated patient actor
- Weekly restaurant health inspections for Feb. 16
- GA-PCOM students give to under-served clinics
- HEALTH BRIEFS: Inaugural nurse residency class gets started at Eastside
Home and Garden
- DALY: Figs are an easy fruit for homeowners to grow
- DALY: Preparing your lawn for the growing season
- DALY: Proper pruning of roses keeps them healthy and attractive
- DALY: Composting turns trash into treasure
- DALY: February is the time to prune fruit trees
- Landmark floral shop blooms a fresh, new look | VIDEO | PHOTOS
- North Atlanta Home Show brings experts and deals to Gwinnett Center
- DALY: Native azaleas color the spring landscape
- DALY: Keeping troublesome pests out of your home
- DALY: If given proper care, apple trees will produce abundantly
- BUCK'S BYTES: Simple tech is often good tech
- BUCK'S BYTES: Should electrical wiring, lights still be so old school?