Rewards of getting uncomfortable

Had a very Sweet Charity weekend. Let myself get into uncomfortable situations and made it out the other end the better for it. Finally got around to taking our motorcycle rider class. Yeah. The voice in the back of my head was a bit terrified. Closest I’ve ever come to…

Charter government offices

My latest brilliant idea after standing in line for 2.5 hours at the DPS office to spend three minutes taking the motorcycle rider license test – charter government offices. I’m a genius. After all, we see over and over how charter schools change the game for education. They do well…

Writing your representative or senator

Yes, there are many times when I feel it’s an exercise in futility, but I continue to try to get the attention of my elected “representatives” in Washington. My last missives were a plea to vote against for corporate welfare for Boone Pickens (by forcing people to buy his products)…

Balance is overrated

Who wants a balanced life? Not me. I don’t want an equal amount of good and bad. Sign me up for more joy and blessings, please, and don’t worry about evening it out with sorrow and woe. Why should I spend time on things I don’t enjoy just to get…