A popular piece of romantic lore from the US Pacific Northwest calls sea glass “mermaid’s tears,” based on an old legend: It was said that mermaids had the ability to change the forces of nature, but were forbidden to do so by Neptune, God of the ocean. On one dark stormy night, a schooner fought the elements hoping to reach safety at Nootka Island. The ship was accompanied by a mermaid who had made the perilous crossing alongside this same captain many times; she had grown quite fond of him.
Leg WarmersYep, I know these things are out of style but looking a little silly is a small price for many when it comes to pain relief. The reason I suggest leg warmers rather than long underwear worn under clothing or sweatpants worn over clothing is because what is warm enough for your knees and ankles may be sweltering for the rest of your legs and your bum. You don’t need to wear them scrunched down around your ankles, unless, of course, it’s your ankles that get extra painful in the cold, but you can pull them up over your knees until they are smooth and they aren’t likely to even show under average trousers or jeans..
Blue skin was once rather common in Appalachia. It started when a Frenchman named Martin Fugate immigrated to the Kentucky hills in 1820. He was one blue dude and not for the lack of croissants in his new homeland. You pay interest only on the amount that is currently borrowed, so you could leave the balance at $0 until you need it. These lines of credit generally have lower interest rates than home equity loans, but those rates are generally variable and so can rise or fall. Have been one of my favorite creative methods of investing in real estate over the past decade, because even though I’m good at a lot of real estate things, I have a lot of shortcomings as well.
We offer a metaphor of seeing “the forest AND the trees”. While the idiom says that people sometimes “can’t see the forest for the trees”, coaches at UCLA Center X propose that coaching is a fluid act that is inclusive, broad while focused, and outside the conventional and historical understanding of many coaching models. Therefore, the following areas of coaching, framed as capacities, are essential to understanding the impact of our work.Coaching Capacity 1: To think about coaching as a way of being with educators and holding positive presuppositions for their capacity to be effective.This means coaches value the people they support as human beings first, so that they can coach for both content and identity.