Category Archives: Blogging

I Cannot Become Comfortably Numb

Warning: This is a little disjointed and possibly tangential. Just go with the flow ~  Two songs have been rolling around my head these past few weeks.  Pink Floyd’s Comfortably Numb and Franz Ferdinand’s Well That Was Easy.   In particular, … Continue reading

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I’ll Take Art History for $100, Alex

I should preface this post with: I love art and I love schools that have art classes.  This is a just a little tongue-in-cheek. The dread comes around 1:45PM Tuesdays and Thursdays. The day was Thursday.  The scene replays vividly … Continue reading

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A Leap of Faith – A Series on Progressive Education

Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
Jumping Across the Abyss to Progressive Education “We destroy the … love of learning in children, which is so strong when they are small, by encouraging and compelling them to work for petty and…

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Scary Mommy 2014 Thanksgiving Project

Greetings People, It’s been ages since I posted anything – I don’t know what has happened… I decide to write a book and my brain just dries up.  But sometimes that’s OK, because it allows us to have room for … Continue reading

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Am I barmy – hee hee…

Hi All, I’ve been off  the blog-train for a bit, but see that now there’s a new interface for the editor… however, I cannot figure out how to post YouTube content. I switched to “Classic Mode” (and promptly lost my … Continue reading

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I often wondered if I began talking in the womb…

Greetings People, I’m honored to have been tagged in a blog-tour that is happening right now.  Honored and surprised as I’ve not really been an active blogger nor reader for a little bit of time – and I’ll explain why … Continue reading

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Hiatus

Hi I’m taking a hiatus for a while – See you all soon – keep writing!

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