I've campaigned for people. I've campaigned across the country for people. I have supported people in local elections. I do work with groups and causes. So, I feel like I am a participant and a civically-engaged citizen.
Education was the most important value in our home when I was growing up. People don't always realize that my parents shared a sense of intellectual curiosity and a love of reading and of history.
You have to remind kids to stay connected to the meaning of Christmas. Sometimes it takes a little bit of effort, but it's so worth it.
The biggest problem is people are afraid of poetry, think they can't understand it or that it will be boring.
Charles R. Swindoll
Carolyn Gold Heilbrun
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.