The Sound of Music Meets Social Change

The Sound of Music Meets Social Change

It’s a funny paradox: the movie beloved by almost every tourist who sets foot Salzburg, Austria is relatively unknown to most of the locals. Sure, they know The Sound of Music movie exists, but few know what it is about and even fewer will admit to having actually...
Caine’s Arcade

Caine’s Arcade

Caine’s Arcade Through my work with the Buck Institute for Education, I came across this video. It remains one of the greatest stories I’ve heard…ever. The story starts with a random moment of goodness: a man walks into an auto parts store in East L.A and has the...
Good and Great Stories

Good and Great Stories

I like a good story. As a teacher and a writer, I like stories that unfold with rich detail and clever language. I’m intrigued by interesting characters and lives different than mine. I’m drawn to that moment when the characters undergo transformation. Something...