It's just me yo.
No, really. THIS is how I do it.I think about a lot of random stuff and I like to write it down. I believe in a lot of things and I think an equal amount of stuff is total crap. I am a cynical optimist. I am real. I like synchronicity and idiosyncrasy. My brain works quickly, which does not guarantee accuracy but is not A.D.D. Usually my mouth works even more quickly. I thought being really tall and living in Asia was pretty cool; but I am super glad to be back in California now. I want to be happy, bendy and satisfied... Because really, who wouldn't?
Tag Archives: Idiocracy
Still Ranty. In general I have not felt terribly underpaid as a teacher. There are several reasons for this, and my generally declining needs threshold is a big one. But here’s the thing. I am exactly the type of person … Continue reading
This week was the “week of action” organized by the California Teachers’ Association, which included a series of demonstrations, protests and rallies. While in some ways I find this kind of grass-roots action inspiring and invigorating, I found myself … Continue reading
On the phone with a wise woman this morning (hi, mom) I was reminded that things just are what they are. No need to get all worked up about it, results of choices, realities and uncertainties alike. They just are … Continue reading
There is something really bad going on in American education. And I do not mean á La Mala Educación… which would at least be interesting. It something pretty serious though. One of my illustrious [former] administrators once announced at a … Continue reading
There is a video series I used to use in my 9th and 10th grade social studies classes produced by Time Life called Lost Civilizations that included an episode on the Maya called The Blood of Kings. These videos are … Continue reading
I signed up on MySpace sometime in late 2004. I was at my BFFs house in Leucadia recovering from a mad birthday party for her husband. I am not sure how she got into it… but there we were giggling … Continue reading