Author: Don Riley

At the Crossing we all teach and live by five core values that really effect every movement of life. If you are a new reader of these blogs it will help to know that our five core values are: Relationships, Empowerment, Love, Integrity and...

At the Crossing, class is never completely dismissed. I was sitting at my desk today and heard Carrie* chuckle about something. Last week one of our volunteers and I noticed a cute and peculiar mannerism of hers, and I was reminded of that as well....

Below are pictures of the Automotive Design Elective taught at my home as an extension of the Butler Crossing. I have 8 students in this class, and we are building my next street rod. This is a '58 Buick wagon being retro-fit to a '94...

We are all working so hard. We are absolutely beat at the end of the day, and by mid-week we are bushed. Be blessed with this story. Yesterday Nelly, a new kid this year, got thinking. She walked across the room, knelt in...

There is so much to learn about and from every student. This is a true story from the Butler Crossing that covers the gamete from serious to hilarious and everything in between. We have had a full week of serious injuries at our school starting...

"Kind words promote instruction." Solomon, the Old Testament author of the book of Proverbs, is so very correct. We can move a lot of people a long way in a definite direction if we are diligent in using this principal of wisdom. Build people up,...