Tag: culture

Married!

So sorry I’ve been away from blogging, but I’ve been, and still am, in the thick of entertaining family and friends who flew in for my wedding last Saturday, April 28. Jim and I celebrated our vows on the “Love Train”. The Verde Canyon Railroad…

IMO: Platitudes for Happiness

 Aim for the moon. If you miss, you may hit a star.  W. Clement Stone. As a high school teacher, what’s typical of most schools are the inspirational posters hanging on every wall, every door. Something for students to think about as they walk…

In the Heart of the Sea

NATHANIEL PHILBRICK  specializes in U.S. maritime history and combines his engrossing story-telling sensibilities with fine research. In 2000, his nonfiction National Book Award Winner, In the Heart of the Sea, inspired the 2010 PBS documentary Into the Deep directed by Ric Burns and narrated by Willem Dafoe….