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The Essential ‘Miscellaneous’ of Leadership

Posted: Aug 09, 2012

It’s been too long since I last wrote, and I apologize for that. We had a great end to the school year, including an amazing graduation service. We celebrate at graduation! – not just the achievement of the graduates but ...

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Later reflections

Posted: Sep 22, 2011

Have you ever kept something so safe even you could not find it again?  It’s happened to me more than a few times.  For the last three months that has been true with notes I made after getting back from Beirut, last reflections on ...

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Safely home Thursday June 23

Posted: Jun 26, 2011

I took 7 students to Beirut and the same 7 got off the plane with me at O’Hare airport on Thursday evening.  We went, we returned and we are the better for the experience. There were no ‘back in the USA’ photos taken on our ...

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Baalbeck Wednesday June 22

Posted: Jun 22, 2011

Our final day of activity!  I chose to: Make it more restful Let it be a highlight Still stretch our appreciation of the amazing history of the Middle East The first failed but the rest succeeded wonderfully!  In the morning we travelled ...

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Beauty to take your breath away Tuesday June 21

Posted: Jun 21, 2011

Our day began in the company of the visiting seminary students from Canada as together we walked a whole 100 yards to the next building to ABTS, to the center operated by Skild.  The name stands for Smart Kids with Individual Learning ...

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