Author Archives: Sandy

It snowed last year too: I made a snowman and my brother knocked it down and I knocked my brother down and then we had tea.  Dylan Thomas, A Child’s Christmas in Wales Photo Angelika Paul

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We’ve bought into the idea that education is about training and “success”, defined monetarily, rather than learning to think critically and to challenge. We should not forget that the true purpose of education is to make minds, not careers. A … Continue reading

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Married June 2, 1950

A RED, RED ROSE by Robert Burns O my luve’s like a red, red rose. That’s newly sprung in June; O my luve’s like a melodie That’s sweetly play’d in tune.   As fair art thou, my bonnie lass, So … Continue reading

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BRENDA MCCRACKEN

There is divine beauty in learning… To learn means to accept the postulate that life did not begin at my birth. Others have been here before me, and I walk in their footsteps. The books I have read were composed … Continue reading

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You can be miserable before you have a cookie and you can be miserable after you eat a cookie but you can’t be miserable while you are eating a cookie.   Ina Garten Photo Sandy Sage

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Men are mortal. So are ideas. An idea needs propagation as much as a plant needs watering. Otherwise both will wither and die. B. R. Ambedkar Photo Sandy Sage

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INTERNATIONAL WEEK CONCLUDED—FRANCE

What a sad bench it is that has never been sat upon by a grey beard.  Corsican Proverb Photo Meri Murphy

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