Mother’s Day, again

It keeps coming up, every year, like a very lazy, but consistent, gopher.  Of course, like all holidays it is profitable catalyst for the various businesses and industries that prey on nostalgia, veiled acrimony, and pregnant guilt.  Mother's Day! Actually, if you look at my post from last year, you will see that the name … Continue reading Mother’s Day, again

365 Day 11- The Dreamhouse

Dream home You win a contest to build your dream home. Draft the plans. I shall dare to dream.  I have thought about these things before, many times.  I have thought about spherical rooms and observatory towers.  I have thought about hot tubs in bedrooms and expansive decks.  I have though about secret passages and … Continue reading 365 Day 11- The Dreamhouse

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

365: Day 3- Nomad time

This is day 3 of a year long trip through a WordPress prompt list. If you could live a nomadic life, would you?  Where would you go?  How would you decide?  What would life be like without a "home base"? I do like the idea of a really long vacation, but I don't know if … Continue reading 365: Day 3- Nomad time

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