Category Archives: Education

Off to a New School

Yesterday was my older son’s last day in his school which only goes through third grade.  We are having mixed emotions about this.  One on hand I’m happy to see him growing up and reaching different milestones but on the … Continue reading

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Field trip frenzy!

Recently I joined my son’s 3rd grade class on a field trip to a farm.  It was quite a chaperoning adventure but I got to make some interesting observations.  We started off from the school late because we couldn’t fit … Continue reading

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Should Money Determine Worth??

Lately it’s been bothering me that our society, or maybe it’s just certain privileged communities, are judging people’s worth and accomplishments by how much money they earn.  Most of these salaries are arbitrary and aren’t really a good gauge of … Continue reading

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Disability Services at Universities

Recently, I spent a week working at a University in an office for Disability Services.  It was quite enlightening because I never knew much about such departments or that these services existed.  One reason is that I am blessed not … Continue reading

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Smarter, Faster…but Going Nowhere???

We are in quite an age of information and technology and this is molding our lifestyles as well as the focus of our future generations.  Yet is it always for the best?  We have smart phones, smart cars, and all … Continue reading

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Music Calms the Savage Beast….and Much More!

Today I went to my son, Shaan’s, 3rd grade Chimes Concert.  It was very well done and well coordinated and I enjoyed it even though I didn’t know what to expect from a chimes concert.  I was so proud of … Continue reading

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Teaching our kids community service…

Many of our kids are growing up quite comfortable financially and they often have little exposure to others that are not.  They have a very narrow and privileged view of the world.  They are definitely lucky and I wouldn’t want … Continue reading

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