POSTED // Apr 18,2012 - I think a well-lived life needs at least one transformative moment. What I have in mind is the uncommon, the extraordinary, the act of will that distinguishes one life from others and is distinguishing in and of itself.
POSTED // Apr 4,2012 - Richard Louv’s lecture keynoted a symposium called Exuberant Sustainability, sponsored by the University’s Office of Sustainability. So I was startled when the first words he spoke disparaged the noun “sustainability.” Louv said that the word has been watered down over the years to the point it suggests a kind of stasis.
POSTED // Mar 22,2012 - Kara Miller, a teacher at Babson College in Massachusetts, wrote an op-ed in The Boston Globe describing students whose lack of preparation for college-level work was exacerbated by their laziness. &l
POSTED // Dec 7,2011 - My wife has long disapproved of the hillside gallery at the Red Butte Garden concerts. Her years as an elementary school teacher have left her with an unwavering respect for rules. To her way of thinking, a rule is as inviolate as the multiplication tables her students struggled to memorize.