Posts Tagged ‘The Bamboo Principle’

I’ve been blessed with new cheerleaders and the shadows of old ones who stretch across the divide as best they can.  I am lucky.  It may feel like the loneliest path to take sometimes, but I know I’m not alone.  And I will try to write it all the best I can, for my sake and just in case there is anything that makes the load lighter for anyone else who stumbled across this blog walking a similar route.
Onwards and upwards.
[From a blog I follow: http://thebambooprinciple.wordpress.com/
The specific post is:  http://thebambooprinciple.wordpress.com/2013/10/24/a-milestone/
  —  KMAB]
On This Day In:
2012 Isn’t This Just Pleasant?
2011 No Void In Sight

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…What drove me to teach were two sparks.  The spark in a student’s eye when they grasped their way with confidence; and the spark in my eye when a student revealed a different perspective to mine.  That’s why I loved being an English teacher.  It was all about sharing different interpretations, perspectives and nuances that lay within a landscape of words speaking truths only made real in someone else’s mind.  My role was to enable that thought freedom and to nurture tolerance.  My job was to allow people unique views in on the worlds we studied each day and for my eyes to be widened by their perspective.  Learning happened all round and, if I ever did my job right, on all levels too.
  —  From a blog I follow: “The Bamboo Principle“, located at:
The specific post was:
[Another great blog to check out if you haven’t already…  And, yes, back in 2010, I still didn’t know about scheduling posts.  In a way, it’s nice to be reminded we’re all beginners at some point.   —   KMAB]
On This Day In:
2012 Election Day – Please Hear What I’m Not Saying
2011 Mostly Strange, Always Blue
What Is It You Want?
2010 MSNBC, Bring Back Keith !!!
Worse Still…
Afraid So…
Making It
Don’t Jump Small
I’m Still Here… (A Message To Keith Olbermann)
Not Yet…
Mean Too
Still Building (and Planning)
Hangin’ High

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