Here at Reedley College we now find ourselves coming up on the end of Week 12 of Fall Semester. It is right about now when endurance (!) and persistence become important. Tasks can begin piling up and procrastination can start to loom. One way to cope is to think about one thing that brings you joy, and to make a plan to re-visit that one thing once you complete a task. Thanksgiving is 4 weeks away, but it is never too early to start thinking about the the things we are gr
Halloween night can be fun for everyone, but it’s important to remember about safety! Whether you’re going out partying or going trick-or-treating, there are several ways we can keep ourselves protected. Costumes Try to dress yourself, your kids, siblings, etc., in something bright and colorful. It can be dark while you roam the streets so it’s good to keep yourselves visible! Masks can be cool but it’s not ideal because you can get lost or even confused for someone else who
Every culture and people has its own unique myths and legends that have been passed down for generations—feeding off the imagination (and fear) of people, growing and evolving their stories with each retelling. Most of us are well acquainted with the most popular figures associated with Halloween and Western horror—Bloody Mary, Frankenstein’s monster, vampires, werewolves, ghosts, and witches—all these creatures and their tales are common stories during the month of October.