Honest Abe and Amazing Apps

If Abraham Lincoln were still living, he would be celebrating his 208th birthday today. Have you ever wondered what Abe might think of our current world? This wonder occurred to me while I was investigating some of the “favorite apps” shared by teachers who have entered this February’s First Friday Giveaway. (There’s still time to…

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Should You Work Harder?

Today is one of those unofficial holidays–it’s “Work Harder Day.” But I suggest that we completely disregard this “holiday” because you already work hard enough. Check out these incredibly depressing facts about work in the United States: The average worker spends over 200 hours each year commuting to and from her job. Most people spend…

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Easy Resolutions to Keep?

What?? Resolutions that are easy to keep? We all know that keeping a resolution is much easier said than done. So when I saw the words easy and resolutions in the same sentence, I had to investigate. What I discovered is that it really depends on your personal goals. (You knew that didn’t you?) I…

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A Resolution With Legs

I believe I’ve discovered a New Year’s resolution I can stick with. It won’t make me sweat or experience uncontrollable cravings. If I space it out for a day or two—or a week—it’s alright. And as an added bonus, this resolution can help me power through those days when Murphy’s Law drives me alarmingly close…

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