Category: journaling

Stepping off into Magic

The Journey

Cuillins from Kirkibost Originally uploaded by bruiach1 Wrote in 2010: I wrote several years ago, well seven, actually about my meeting an elderly gentleman at Inverness Bus stop. At the end of our conversation, we parted as friends and he said something strange about…

While I wait…

Well, while I wait and prepare for a phone interview this morning, I zipped over to Faith Popcorn’s site, Brain Reserve.  I use Popcorn’s site both in my understanding of current trends and issues, as well as within the classroom.  I am all about…

Hibernation…(working title)

Frost on the plants

My dreams may drift, like leaves shed in autumn Lay dormant, still there Frozen, held in suspension Like a winters’ guest, waiting For the warmth of Spring © 2005, Scottish Poems II

The ghost of Thompson Hall….

Penn State

I have only told this story to a select few because of that age-old fear of being labeled “crazy”, but well, I really do believe in ghosts. I have encountered a few in my life and shouldn’t be ashamed. Here is the earliest I…

The Freedom to….

As a woman, and a labeled “baby boomer”, I have been raised a certain way. I was born and raised in the United States and I do feel that we are one of the better countries on the planet for the freedoms that are…

Poem: Call me, call me home Caledonia

Call me, call me home Caledonia Call me, call me home Caledonia Back to the green blankets That marks your glens And shoulders your Lochs The landscape that arouses my spirit Now and for eternity And remains in my mind Sing me a lullaby…

New Presentation in development

The laws of the heart are fickle. Why we love one place over another is  wholly individualistic. What tugs at one heart, doesn’t another. Perhaps this lends credit to the thought that there is no perfection in the world.  Perhaps we need to see past…

Reflection: Can this day be better…

So yesterday was ‘one of those’ days. It’s gone; it’s dusted; it’s binned. Hopefully, today is better. I’m in the midst of grading career plans and trying to think of new ways to ‘push’ my students into thinking about their careers in hospitality and…