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  • Potential Energy
    The Nature of the Scientific Method of Inquiry
    Science is in part a systematic process of learning in which knowledge is acquired through a structured method of inquiry referred to as the scientific method. The scientific method is designed to identify and explore observations, develop and...
  • Still Processing - A Devotion
    Still Processing - A Devotion
    Philippians 3:12-14 (AMP)Not that I have now attained [this ideal], or have already been made perfect, but I press on to lay hold of (grasp)and make my own, that for which Christ Jesus (the Messiah) has laid hold of me and made me His own. I do...
  • Hemp extract or "hash oil"
    Bloomberg TV dabbles in dabbing THC
    This posting is for adults only. Yesterday, January 7, 2014 you may have been watching the Bloomberg TV report "The Dangerous Way Smokers Get Pot's Strongest High". The presenter was Trish Regan. It should also be noted that Tommy...
  • Don't be frightened
    Don't be frightened by the mortgage process
    That image of the horse's head in the bed is one that will come out in therapy at some point down the road, poor horse.......(kidding!)The mortgage process is worse than a prostate exam. What do they want next, my first born? Why don't...
  • It stops here...
    Dear Concerned Reader...
    I received an email from a concerned reader asking what my program would be for a school. He pointed out that I said “a poster or guest speaker was simply not enough” and wanted to know why and what should schools be doing differently...
  • Record of marriage
    Getting to know the Genealogical Proof Standard
    The Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS) is a process, one that was developed by the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG), in order to guide the researcher into building a solid case when conflicting evidence exists. It consists of five...
  • Lightshot Screenshot
    Lightshot - Power tool for screenshots
    Power tool defined: a technique or process for greatly simplifying a complex or difficult taskScreenshot defined: also called a screen dump, screen capture (or screencap), screenshot (or screen shot), screengrab (or screen grab), or print screen...
  • Science projects all come with specific directions.
    Authentic opportunity to follow directions
    For children to experience and understand that print is meaningful in their daily lives and has many functions it is very important for them to have authentic opportunity to follow directions. Young children can learn that print gives us...
  • Raye Comps
    A conversation with Raye Comps - part 2
    Note: Find Part 1 of the interview here. In the Garden, the new novella by Raye Comps, took about four months to complete. Her process, an experiment-in-progress, is the antithesis of the usual notion of a writer working alone and locked away from...
  • How do you find the perfect love, the selection process
    How do you find the perfect love, the selection process
    It is crucial to identify and clearly communicate our relationship expectations and personal timelines early on in the dating phase. We get into relationships with silent expectations of a future event that is important to us, thinking that our...
  • Not What I Expected - A Devotion
    Not What I Expected - A Devotion
    Romans 8:22-25 (MESSAGE)All around us we observe a pregnant creation. The difficult times of pain throughout the world are simply birth pangs. But it's not only around us; it's within us. The Spirit of God is arousing us within. We're...
  • Leaders Drive Change!
    Challenge the Process to Create Positive Change
    In a post in early March, I discussed Kouzes and Posner's Challenge the Process leadership practice. Challenge the Process involves searching for opportunities by taking initiative and looking for innovative ways to improve as well as...
  • Archway toward life
    Pain and guilt become part of the trail to recovery
    When the protection of shock and denial wear off, that happens next? You have lost your long time soul mate and it took some time, but the loss has made its way through the denial. The second phase along the trail of recovery is pain and guilt...
  • The Butterfly
    The process of change
    Change. It’s a simple word, yet not a simple task. It’s much easier to change the outward appearance than to change the inside. Changing the internal man requires a diligence that few contain. It is a process that is often lengthy and...
  • Enough of God
    Enough of God - A Devotion
    Enough of God July 21, 2010 Psalm 42:1-2 (Message) “A white-tailed deer drinks from the creek; I want to drink God, deep draughts of God. I'm thirsty for God-alive. I wonder, "Will I ever make it arrive and drink in God's...