Question of the Week #100

What do you most strive for in your life: accomplishments, security, love, power, excitement, knowledge, or something else? I guess I'd have to say accomplishment. And that accomplishment doesn't necessarily mean that I want vast recognition either. Accomplishment, to me, is just knowing that I did the best I could and succeeded whenever I put … Continue reading Question of the Week #100

Southern Ocean

One day, as I was observing a second grade classroom, I spotted a map on the wall. Recently, the kids have been learning about the world map and geography during the social studies portion of their day. Everything on the map was mostly as I remember it. All the continents were in the same places. … Continue reading Southern Ocean

The Fugitive

One day last week, I woke up with the theme song from Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego stuck in my head. If you grew up around the same time as me, it probably just got stuck in your head, too. It's that song by the group Rockapella from the PBS game show that … Continue reading The Fugitive

Question of the Week #47

You have the power to go any distance into the future and, after one year, return to the present with any knowledge you have gained from your experience but with no physical objects. Would you make the journey if it carried a 50 percent risk of death? I wouldn't do it. Did we learn nothing … Continue reading Question of the Week #47