Monthly Archives: August 2011

The Community Bowl: a Winning Project

One of my favorite sports stories is this: the football coach had worked hard all season to get each player to know his individual role. But due to a massive flu outbreak, the coach was short of players. He pulled … Continue reading

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Practicing school safety at all grades

click here for an audio version of this blog Once upon a time in a small west central Minnesota town, a school could not find a junior high volleyball coach. They were seeking someone, anyone, willing and able. Getting zero … Continue reading

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Stop the chain of failure: attend school!

My dad came from a family of storytellers. His clan told colorful and often hilarious tales about real people. Each story generally included a fact or two. For example, I heard more than once the tale of these farm boys … Continue reading

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