The unprecedented times of the new normal. Two terms or phrases I could happily do without. I mean, enough already. However, we cannot deny that we face a new normal and many of our institutions will never be the same. I’m confident that my field of education will never be the same. In many waysContinue reading “Connecting Dots of a New Normal”
Today’s essay is short one about the timber wolf. If you like these posts consider sharing via social media of your choice and subscribing to the blog or joining my email list. You can also subscribe to the YouTube channel as an option.
The old man dog in the house decided he needed an early start today. Apparently he had a lot to do today. With a grumble and an expletive I fed him, checked email while he ate, and took for a pre-dawn walk. It did allow me to see a beautiful early morning sky. Just belowContinue reading “Can We Do This?”
“Let me explain. No, there is too much. Let me sum up.” So, says Inigo in The Princess Bride. Time is running short (pick your issue). But, we knew there were problems a long time ago. Here’s an exchange between Bill Watterson’s Calvin and his mom from 1987. Calvin: “Hey Mom, what’s this I hearContinue reading “Let Me Explain…”
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Today is the 100th anniversary of Einstein’s Theory of General Relativity. I’m sure somewhere today I will read, see on TV, or hear on the radio (public radio anyway) about this and also about the importance of science education. They will probably use the acronym STEM (Science, Technology,…
This past week, while not sleeping in the wee hours, I have been replaying some old Star Trek: The Next Generation episodes. It is a nice idealistic universe to escape to during well, you know… In an episode from the otherwise regrettable first season, three individuals, cryogenically frozen for the past 300 years, are foundContinue reading “Sorting and Judging and the Accumulation of Power”
Ruth Bader Ginsburg died last night and I’m deeply saddened by that. When I reflect on the impact this one person had on our country I am awed. When I think about the weight of expectation and guidance so many put on one person, I’m a little ashamed. Was that fair to ask someone toContinue reading “Promises to Keep (to RBG)”
Perpetuation of racialized separation continues to imprison us all in the ongoing trauma caused by such brutality.
About a year ago I had one of those life moments that leaves an indelible stamp. I was privileged to be able to attend the “Casa de Musica” songwriting workshop run by Eliza Gilkyson, John Gorka, Don Richmond, and Cisco Ryder Gilliland in Taos NM. It’s a rough life I know. On the last dayContinue reading “Story of a Song”