Monthly Archives: July 2011

Sharing space in times of crisis

I grew up on a farm with eight brothers and sisters. It was my mom who got the gang to Sunday school each week. As I recall, we would pack into the Plymouth Fury and race toward church. Some of … Continue reading

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Movement is brain magic

Click here for an audio version of this blog: movement My dad quit school in the 8th grade and yet he was one of the smartest people I ever knew. Though we lost him on New Year’s Eve of 2000, I … Continue reading

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Everybody is Somebody’s Kid

Click here for the Audio version of this blog. Around twenty years ago, my family took a car-trip kind of summer vacation to Texas. My daughter had just learned to read that spring. For eight hours a day, for three days in … Continue reading

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Hello world!

July 2, 2011 was my first day on the job as superintendent for Bismarck Public Schools; I have been on the job for a week. The very first thing I want to blog about is “thanks”. I wish to thank … Continue reading

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