When I saw this post yesterday, I made a simple comment about how we, the adults, are in control. You would have thought I turned into a spotted donkey in front of their eyes and said the moon was made of green cheese. According to one woman, “I” was THE PROBLEM. No, ma’am. We all… Read More the kids
TL:DR I am wondering if folks sometimes too narrowly focus on the one thing, instead of addressing the bigger, more challenging questions/issues. A few things I’ll weave together: Recently had an exchange about books* My older son told me about his friend who’s become an “anti-natalist.” The Venn Diagram in my mind connects in the… Read More Zealot.
Information and ideas about this text and series, and Native American Heritage Month… Read More A Girl Called Echo
Exploration of witches in literature and art.… Read More Witch-Lit-Love
“We are all the heroes of our own stories, and on of the arts of perspective is to see yourself small on the stage of another’s story, to see the vast expanse of the world that is not about you, and to see your power, to make your life, to make others, or break them,… Read More untitled*
Yesterday was a terrible day. Nothing in particular happened to me or mine personally, and maybe it was just the last seven months, inside of four years, and the lack of healthy spiritual oxygen to my brain and soul. Our country is in its most precarious place now, and maybe I’m just sick with anger.… Read More Moving on.
I look under rocks so you don’t have to. If you saw what some Libertarians, White Supremacists, Trolls, write about teachers–that their jobs are ridiculous, outdated, and students can learn everything they need to know from Khan Academy and YouTube, and that our professional expertise and ability to find relevancy and context with our students,… Read More Please.
What the hell are we even doing?… Read More We failed.
Parents and caregivers: I have grown sons, and I’m going to do that annoying thing where an older woman shares an anecdote. I’ve noticed that when young mothers ask for advice they don’t seek me out. I get it. I’m pushy and opinionated. All good. I’ve watched enough episodes of ‘Jane the Virgin’ to understand… Read More The Exploding Mitten, Part 2
Look for the voices who are doing the work with love, excellence and sharing. And support them.… Read More Series: White People Homework (28) Money: support the work