Author Archive: Annette McDaniel

How Thirsty are You?

How Thirsty are You? Have you ever been really thirsty? Tongue stuck to the roof of your mouth, thirsty? One summer my fellow teachers and I backpacked into the Badlands of South Dakota to hunt for fossils. Paul, our guide and fellow teacher had served six years in the Navy so we trusted his leadership. […]

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Follow The Leader

I watched an amusing video clip of a goose chasing an Australian cattle dog around a large boulder. The dog runs around the rock trying to get behind the goose with no success. He then pauses, waiting for the goose to pass him and when that fails, darts around the boulder again while the goose […]

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Going in the Right Direction

Going in the Right DirectionBy Annette McDaniel Sitting in the passenger seat of our vehicle I wait for my husband to return. He is in Home Depot browsing, (men don’t shop, they browse) so I may have a bit of a wait. Personally I would rather wait than shop unless I actually need something, so […]

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Imagine That

Imagine That! (by Southwest Community’s own…. Annette McDaniel) As a child my teachers labeled me a daydreamer. Apparently they disagreed with Albert Einstein’s philosophy that “imagination is more important than knowledge”. But Einstein did poorly in school and yet, I hear he didn’t turn out too badly. I am thankful for the gift of imagination. […]

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