The Lee Profile

From the desk of Hope…. While working at ERG this summer, I received a phone call from a parent who sounded nervous about calling our office. She spoke in a whisper, and her voice was shaky. The reason for the call was unclear to me for about the first five minutes of our conversation. Finally, …Continue reading

Don’t React-Respond

From the desk of Hope… A friend of mine recently recommended the book Quiet Strength by  Coach Tony Dungy. Coach Dungy is well-known for being the first African-American football coach to lead a team to a super bowl victory (Indianapolis Colts 2007). He is also well-known for being a great teacher. Throughout his book he …Continue reading

Reading the Baseball Game

From the desk of Hope…. My husband, Ron, and I went to a minor league baseball game last week. What a nice night it was – clear sky, 85 degrees and low humidity. Our local team, The Winston-Salem Dash, is not very good but the stadium is absolutely beautiful so we find going to the …Continue reading

Topping the Top 5

As I worked on multiple ideas this week for our growing audience, I kept getting tangled up on what would really be a timely topic to share with you this week.  Should we jump into the testing arena?  Should I share some cool resources I have found in my reading?  Should we plan a party …Continue reading

Rough Draft

Well ERG fans, here it is. The inaugural blog post for ERG. This is one of those things I have talked about and thought about and am giving it a try as of today. This is our blogging rough draft moment. I want this space to be a place for ideas, conversations, and all thinking …Continue reading