Releasing Hidden Potential

 When Jesus saw him lying there, knowing that he had already been there a long time, he asked him, “Do you want to get well?”John 5:6 - Hidden Brain with Host Shankar Vedantam One of the podcasts I enjoy listening to during my evening walks with Max is "Hidden Brain." Host Shankar Vedantam interviews people whose …

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Getting sick and getting tested for COVID-19

- getting tested This morning - and by "morning" I mean 4:00 am - I woke up with a raging sore throat. It had been bugging me in a mild-to-annoying fashion for a couple of days but then hit me full-force in Saturday's early hours. Normally, I would ride out something like that. But 2020's …

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thinking about “standardized” education

Disclaimer: Today's post is pretty-much stream-of-consciousness thinking in response to a question. I might not be able to defend some of my reasoning if pressed, but these thoughts should be good for discussion! Yesterday I received the following comment/question in response to a recent post (Petraeus, Tampa Schools, and the Crime of Mediocrity): "In my …

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