Saturday, April 9, 2022

THIS WEEK'S WILDNESS Dad Gone Wild Nobody reads it, everybody quotes it

 Dad Gone Wild – Nobody reads it, everybody quotes it.


THIS WEEK'S WILDNESS 
Dad Gone Wild 
Nobody reads it, everybody quotes it



AN UNPARALLELED TENURE
“The world has always belonged to the stronger and will belong to them for many years to come. Men only respect those who make themselves respected. Whoever becomes a lamb will find a wolf to eat him.” ― Vilfredo Pareto I reflected this morning as I sat down at the keyboard. Stretching, and cracking my knuckles in preparation for the unleashing of today's missives. (Ok, I didn't actually crack my
THE CART BEFORE THE HORSE
“What am I? The data? The process that generates it? The relationships between the numbers?” ― Greg Egan, Permutation City One of the most discussed topics in education these days is teacher attrition and the increased difficulty of retaining quality teachers. Though the data has yet to catch up with anecdotes, it's becoming more and more of a universally recognized crisis. Teachers are leaving t
BOLD LEADERSHIP, BIG BETS
“People see what they want to see and what people want to see never has anything to do with the truth.” ― Roberto Bolaño, 2666 Happy April fools Day! I had a whole post planned out in honor of April fools Day. Been contemplating it all month. It was going to be a satiric take featuring Tennessee's Reading Raccoon, Riley, being indicted by the feds. In my head was a fantastic tale of how all the r
SO MANY PROBLMS, SO LITTLE TIME
“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” ― Maya Angelou I'm just going to go ahead and say it, I'm not a big fan of tinkerers. You know the people that design a plan or policy with the idea that we'll just tweak it as we go along. A l
A LACK OF HONEST CONVERSATION
“Having once been so high, humanity fell so low. What had once been dedicated to the soul was now dedicated to the sale.” ― John Kennedy Toole This one today maybe a little shorter than usual. Not because there is a lack of things to cover -just the opposite in fact - but rather because my own economic realities are in play. in other words, adulthood is calling and I have to work at my paying gig

 Dad Gone Wild – Nobody reads it, everybody quotes it.