Standing-Beautiful-Like-The-Sun at Wanuskewin

I’ve been spending a great deal of time questioning the idea of teaching and traditional education lately (though this is really the theme of most of my working life), and part of what’s been interesting for me in this is approaching a couple of events in which I’ll prepare curricula with teaching partners and then spend a few days presenting, teaching, learning.   I’m also at the end of completing a graduate degree in adult education and equity studies and, as they should be, a number of things are falling into place – perhaps as questions and ideas about processes rather … Continue reading Standing-Beautiful-Like-The-Sun at Wanuskewin

pierre et gilles et moi…

i’ve been wandering around in this odd, odd mood… wondering what next, why next, what more…  what doors have closed?  what’s satisfied the way that i expected?  has anything ever satisfied?   an odd sense of the reality at this age – no one is going to come up with answers i don’t have.   no one is going to say anything new, probably.   probably there is nothing new.   and then my back has been hurting, and i’ve been so excited that it hasn’t hurt for years.   a bit miserable.   moody.   dis-satisfied.   so of … Continue reading pierre et gilles et moi…

3rd day of Hannukah… first day of the rest of my life :)

i haven’t been quite sure what i want to do with this blog and i’ve been busy – since starting this i’ve given up the guitar – i know, this is a tragedy – and let go of my dream of retiring to be a busker in front of a liquor store.   instead i decided to become a doctor.   of philosophy.   no icky sticky ichoryness for me!   so, at the end of the year between 51 and 52 years of age, i learned how to play amazing grace.   i was just listening to my anniversary … Continue reading 3rd day of Hannukah… first day of the rest of my life 🙂