An Embarrassing Lesson

People talk all the time about turning mistakes into learning experiences. But, when I stood in the lobby of a fancy hotel, wearing nothing but my tighty whities, learning was the last thing on my mind. It was about two...

The Spelling Bee

A young child practiced spelling for weeks. Thinking of words in his head, writing down how he thought they would be spelled, then looking them up to see if he was correct. The image of the kid who had won...