Tag Archive: empathy

posted a blog on June 7, 2016

I immediately recognize a (practically complete) stranger with platinum blond hair, raspy voice and pink lipstick asking the grocery clerk as she’s checking my items. “Hey, how are you doing, Yvonne?” she asks the clerk with her voice that has seen its years with cigarettes and probably alcohol. “I’m doing well. How about you?” the...  

posted a blog on April 26, 2016

I respect educators. I understand the amount of time and dedication they put into their jobs. I know it’s often a thankless task that is far underpaid. I’ve seen teachers scrape the bottom of their purses to get a folder for a kid who has lost six of them in five months, but no matter...