Jena Ball – Have Fun, Be Kind!

    Tammy Massman likes to say that she is forever in 3rd grade, but I beg to differ. She is forever exploring, thinking like and with her third graders, but her vision for how she’d like them to experience learning is way beyond third grade. Sorry Ms....

Jena Ball – Be Kind Because….

Be Kind Because…. I took a walk with Ricky Bobby the other day – the real Ricky Bobby, who is every bit as cute and a whole lot feistier than my illustration. Trotting along in his squeaky cart with his ears flapping and toenails clicking, he was a magnet for...

The Sounds of Kindness: Part II

The Sounds of Kindness: Part II The second half of the “Dog Adoption and Humane Awards” event began with an invitation to present First Lady Ann McCrory with the framed artwork I’d created for the occasion. To understand the significance of the invitation, you need a...