I want to give them a voice because I have seen them fall, but I have also seen them fight…
All right, people. I’m am tired and maybe a little scared of the tall, skinny balloons that appear at the car dealerships! You know the ones I’m talking about: blue, red, green, purple, and black eyes and a scruff of hair at the top. If they would hold still, I would be okay, but they […]
The real truth is there has been a mass shooting almost every day this year in America. The real truth is “mass” means more than one, and “shooting” means a gun. We are talking about murders of innocent people. This is not war, is it? I saw ‘Nam on TV every night at the dinner […]
He had made the choice to hold the gun.
To the Doubters: I should make it clear at the start that I watched every single Apollo launch from home or from a black and white television placed on a big stand at the front of the school auditorium. It didn’t matter how long the launch took. Every single elementary class was present to watch. […]
Yesterday was the Fourth of July, and while I am all for the great fireworks displays, I’m not so big on the personal noisemakers in my neighborhood. Aw no. I’m not just an old lady complaining. We’ve had firecrackers popping and banging at night in the city for weeks. I hope we’re finished. I didn’t […]
Sure, kid, just walk across that street. I know. You just had your last “half” day, and it’s summer! For me, it’s a milestone. I survived my first year of not teaching in what we now colorfully call a “bricks and mortar school.” (B & Ms, seriously?) It’s funny, maybe ironic that I survived a […]
When did people become so nonchalantly rude?