Monthly Archives: March 2013

Oiling a wheel

by cheri block We are all teachers in some way. The best teachers are patient and knowledgeable. They usually like to laugh. I read a marvelous quotation about the Art of Teaching yesterday. It goes like this: To teach another … Continue reading

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Vantage Point

by cheri block What would your current frustrations look like from the vantage point of the final days of your life? I read this quotation this morning in a little book of Eastern wisdom. The point, obviously, is that our … Continue reading

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Kafkaesque

by cheri block I’m back at it this morning. “It,” you ask. “What is it?” It is my evolving definition of the term Kafkaesque. Oh sure, definitions of this adjective abound in all sizes and shapes. As Frederick Karl said … Continue reading

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The Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost Festival

by cheri block I am not Catholic but during my childhood, most of my friends were. My father’s dental office in the 1950’s was a small part of a large home which sat directly across from the Holy Ghost Catholic … Continue reading

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