Recent reports that common sense is dead have been greatly exaggerated. Like other great educators, Jim Fay helps to keep common sense alive.
Susie came from Asia as an adopted child. She joined a family with solid values of achievement and personal responsibility. In a few short years, Susie had moved to the head of her class. Her classmates periodically asked her about why she got high grades. They thought Asians usually excelled at academics, but Susie said that she always did her homework before she went out to play.