JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 23: Six-Months Later – Search for Meaning Continues

JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 23: Six-Months Later – Search for Meaning Continues.: Half a year has now gone by since my lay-off. That’s the longest I’ve been unemployed since 1979. The process really makes you think about what’s really important in life… like I need any more encouragement to be reflective. What will this next chapter bring and what will it demand from me? Please subscribe … Continue reading JBB’s Final Thoughts Episode 23: Six-Months Later – Search for Meaning Continues

Pepperdine EdD: Sound of Doors Closing

It’s been an amazing year. A year ago February I decided to accept the challenge of moving across country to step from the safety a public school teaching job to try something new: teaching a masters level course at a new online program in Florida. I looked at my life in Southern California, having no permanent ties, save my siblings and nephews and nieces, and … Continue reading Pepperdine EdD: Sound of Doors Closing

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

As the following email will try to explain, it’s become that decision-making time of year and this one is a big one…. Friends and family, For the millionth time this term I’m on my back again, this time with some kind of flu (body aches, headache, slight congestion at the back of the throat, etc.)… This has got to be the third or fourth time … Continue reading Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Holidays R Here

“Men plan, children change the plans, and God laughs” The holidays are definitely here. Well, at least that’s what the commercials are telling me. All I know is that I had a great time visiting with my grandbaby, Elena, during a Thanksgiving visit and I’m looking forward to my next visit with her over the Christmas break. Beyond that I have two weeks to finish … Continue reading Holidays R Here