Tag: experience

Snowman’s Paradise

While living in Pennsylvania, we experienced numerous snowstorms. Back in 1993, we had a huge blizzard that kept dumping snow on us. For us kids, it meant we didn’t have to go to school, which was tremendous! To make matters worse, on this occasion, there were a lot […]

Warning: New Driver!

Whenever I see the student driver label on a car, I am grateful. It lets me know when someone “new” is behind the wheel. Learning how to drive is one of the first huge responsibilities that young people learn to take on. My father spent time instructing us […]

Low Pay – Sign me Up!

Years ago, a man came into my classroom and spoke about an internship the local city was offering. He warned us that the pay wasn’t much, but it gave valuable experience. When he announced what the pay was, most of the students wrinkled their noses and chose not […]

Experience of the Ages

An interesting thing about getting older is that the more experience one has, the greater the temptation is to think they know everything. There are several problems with thinking this way. For starters, let me be clear – you don’t, despite how highly you think of yourself. It […]