Tag Archives: compassion

Fame+Money+Compassion=A Better World?

Tweet Yes, yes, I know.  Money can’t buy happiness.  And fame doesn’t make a person important.  But it can attract attention to an issue, and it does influence people.  Oh, and money does funds projects.  So a famous, wealthy person really can do … Continue reading

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“Let them eat limes and avocados”

Tweet Too bad Marie Antoinette isn’t around.  She could be of great comfort to Gwyneth Paltrow. Even though there is no evidence that Marie ever said of the starving poor in Paris, “If they are out of bread, let them eat cake,” … Continue reading

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How to Wrap a Christmas Goat

Tweet Thanks to a number of requests, I am pleased to repost this favorite from 2010: First grade teacher Mrs. Smith (yes, that’s her real name) found many interesting ideas and activities in the curriculum for her class unit on … Continue reading

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