So after a weekend progressive dinner in our community, I find that some people don't really care how literate they are in some respects. I consider myself fortunate to be in an academic community (in this department) where there is not necessarily a right or wrong answer, and no one literacy to learn. There's so much 'world' out there to learn. From Susan Watson I've learned a lot about teaching English. From Susan - I'm sorry - I keep thinking of you as Susan Gale, and I know I'm wrong - I've learned how much I still have to learn to consider myself educated. From Holly I see how to listen more. From Lisa I learn I have memories to share. From Annie - eventually I'll learn to pronounce your correct name - I learn how much there is in the world that affects so many populations and I see a very different perspective. From Dr. Muth I've learned that my energy is sometimes a good thing. So my generative blog for today is simply to say thank you for opening me up to a new literacy.