Flying Things

I have flying things on my mind—two different types of flying things, in particular. The first type is birds. I’ve purchased two bird feeders and have attached them to my deck. If I sit really still, chickadees, house wrens, and cardinals will fly right up next to me and get sunflower seeds from the feeders….

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Parent Volunteers

I taught kindergarten, and I always had a reasonable number of parents ask to volunteer in the classroom. Great! The help was appreciated. After some time, I realized that volunteers could be broken down into the following types: The On-the-Ball Parent—This is the parent who not only can make copies and cut out patterns but…

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