The contracts of both Thomas and Bradley are set to expire at the end of next season, which might motivate the Celtics to draft a top point guard. However, Boston would only have one season to decide whether their rookie point guard could handle the spotlight. The Celtics may win 50 games this year; blowing up a 50 win backcourt in favor of an untested rookie seems rather foolish..

The calendar’s most arresting image alludes to the most momentous conflict in our nation’s history, the Civil War. Dressed as a whore for the Union army, Lesli stands coquettishly next to a full size working replica of an 1862 Gatling Gun, the mass destruction weapon that helped the North win the war. Lawrence’s dark quip, “The essential American soul is hard, isolate, stoic and a killer.” An undeniable menace lurks behind the cheesecake poses; next to the chiseled flesh glints the cold, hard steel that rules from January to December..

Then I offer a question, “What are some things you know about yourself when teaching complex ideas?” She sits back and says, “I really need to slow down and teach the concept from another angle and I think I have been repeating the same thing over and over that is not getting through.” Instead of telling the teacher what I did, or offering a dozen ideas about teaching theme, I acknowledged, understood and supported from an approach that holds positive presuppositions that educators have strengths from which to build. This snapshot of a coaching exchange allows the teacher to think about the “what” and “how” they do their work AND “why” they do the work they do. An effective coach listens for these areas of content, pedagogy and identity of the educator in developing their own capacities.In another recent coaching conversation, I asked a principal, “As you think about the past year of support, what might be most significant to you as a leader in moving forward?” This question focuses on the identity of the principal in reflecting about the role.

There is more to politics than party victory. The objective is not to turn into losers the millions of people who did not vote for you. It falls on governing parties to consult the electorate and propose sound and practical policies that benefit all of society, not just those who support their ideology.

“I really want to thank my wife, Kristian, for going on this journey with me. She always been my rock. She always been there for me with support and love, and I really couldn have done this without her. Most of us already know that death is associated with the grim reaper. The grim reaper tattoo is usually worn by someone that feels that they have escaped death at one time or another. In fact, skull tattoo designs are often portrayed with grim reaper tattoo designs..