If on a blank page, I would go somewhere far. If on a blank page, I would go and lay down the bricks and blocks of a just world. A world where kindness and community are held in the highest regard. A world where education would not only be valued by words but by action.I would carefully cut the … Continue reading Where am I Going?
"I highly recommend you vote for Trump" the words had dropped on us out of nowhere. I was walking to class with a friend, and we had stopped to say hello to a groundskeeper. He was a nice old guy who would always be kind to the students. Even when he caught us smoking on … Continue reading To the Guy Who Insisted I Vote for Trump
Over Christmas, a close friend got the kids presents—an absolute blessing. But two presents for the 6-year-old were dinosaur-egg-dig-kit things. After letting the eggs soak, I let my son spread himself out on a table and begin the good work of digging into the plaster/clay. I tell him that paleontologists have to painstakingly excavate little … Continue reading Lessons from Dino Eggs (SOL)