Last night, I attended a gathering at my friend, Dan's, house. It was a surprise party for his 50th birthday. Just for the record, Dan does not look or act that old. He's a delightful and very smart man, who serves as a doctor--a pulmonary specialist--at North Fulton Hospital. Just two decades ago, I thought turning fifty was old. Very old.

I can't believe it. I just did something that two years ago I said I would never do. I twittered. Yep. I got my son, Jonathan, to help me set up an account and I twittered. Believe it or not, the first twitter I replied to, at his request, was actor Hugh Jackman. He was having a little contest and

Last month, I was on a trip and saw the movie, "Doubt." I've never seen the stage play, but heard it had won some Tonys. I went to the movie because I enjoy Meryl Streep and Philip Seymor Hoffman. I enjoyed their acting--but enjoyed the story so much more. It's the story about a nun who is committed to enforcing a

I've been thinking lately.  The more I travel and teach students, the more I can see that the way males learn is just different than females. Now, don't get me wrong. Both genders are growing up today in a new day, impacted by iTunes, iPhones, iMovies, iChat, iPods, etc. All young people seem to be permanently connected to each no matter