Category Archives: Education

Looking to the Past for Answers

As with most of my thoughts, I tend to focus on how to improve the health of the inhabitants of this planet and the actual Earth itself; I find no other goal as equally important. I also enjoy studying why … Continue reading

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Common Sense in Education

It doesn’t take a genius to understand the definition of common sense: good sense and sound judgment in practical matters. With such a simple definition, why is it so difficult to actually use common sense? Good sense, sound judgment and … Continue reading

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Not Your Typical Travel Experience

I have always followed the less traveled path as a result of my experiences growing up. I simply find more joy in this type of travel. This summer, I am a mentor for the GLA Spanish Service Adventure Mountain program, … Continue reading

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A New Type of Vacation

In this ever-changing world, you may not be surprised to know that vacations look quite different from years past. More and more people are opting out of sitting on a beach downing rum-filled fruity drinks and soaking up ultraviolet rays … Continue reading

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Brown is the New Green! Part I

Why We Believe the Things We Believe I recently gave a lecture for the City of Scottsdale Green Building Lecture Series. The lecture theme was, “Exploring innovative and trendsetting projects that excel in energy efficiency, material resources, water reuse, and … Continue reading

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A Day on ‘The Peaceful Path’

Camino de Paz Farm, literally translated means “The Peaceful Path”. Located in the Chimayo Valley in New Mexico, it is home to sheep, goats, draft horses, chickens, turkeys, and some dogs. The farm boasts a small orchard, grows corn, tomatoes, … Continue reading

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Be There And Learn More

On the first night of traveling, I landed in Monument Valley campground just at the entrance of the 17-mile self-guided scenic drive. The sun was just dipping below the horizon and I was able to take a few shots of … Continue reading

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