365: Day 6- Earworm

Earworm Write whatever you normally write about, and weave in a book quote, film quote, or song lyric that’s been sticking with you this week. What do I normally write about it?  I normally write about whatever piques my curiosity or gnaws on my brain stem.  Or raises my ire.  Or whatever.  Today, I am … Continue reading 365: Day 6- Earworm

365: Day 4-Barter

  If the world worked on a barter system, how would you fare? Would you have services to barter? Would you be successful, or would you struggle?   She's a-comin', or so says Peter Schiff.  Crash.  Boom. Bang.  Money in wheelbarrows to buy bread.  Complete financial collapse.  Then, it's time to barter!  Yee-haw!  Putting the … Continue reading 365: Day 4-Barter

We Don’t Teach

My heart is heavy.  My outrage is muted and my frustration repressed.  There is a sickening in me.  I seem to recall some movie or show wherein the  diabolical killer fills the mouth of his victim with sand, creating an ugly, unusual death.  I see this every day.  I see my corner of the teaching … Continue reading We Don’t Teach

We don’t Need no Education

School is back from the summer, and it has brought me with it.  My classes are here full and brimming with anticipation.  I decided to start off with a question to my students. "Why did you step in?"  Meaning:  Why did you willfully transport yourself from the highway of the hall to the my way … Continue reading We don’t Need no Education