Author: <span class="vcard">ctillson</span>

It’s easy to help when you’re doing something. But if you’re like me, helping by doing nothing is really difficult. It’s counter-intuitive. It’s contradictory to our “get-er done” ethos. And…

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Just because we’re “staying home” here in the San Francisco Bay area, doesn’t mean that everything has come to a complete stop. I thought it might be a good time…

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Reading is a topic we come back to time and again, so I’m happy to pass on these links that promote the importance of reading—for all of us. “No book…

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I’m a fixer, so it makes sense that my favorite quote is the one most often attributed to Edmund Burke: “All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is…

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There’s not just one way to do the right thing—it’s different for each of us. But we all know when someone does the right thing—and when they don’t. I’ll give…

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Experts say that the third grade is a kind of tipping point for reading. The research is clear: if children cannot read proficiently by the end of third grade, they…

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This week I was reminded that I need to look up more–a lot more. If I’d been looking up on Wednesday, I would have seen fireworks. I love fireworks. This…

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It’s not the worst apology I’ve heard. He took responsibility. He seems committed to making amends and trying to make it doesn’t happen again. And he actually said the words …

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