A Must-Read for Educators, Parents & Pretty Much Everybody Else, Too

When everything is urgent, nothing is urgent, right?  Like, urgent becomes the new normal – like the past few months, for example – and it takes something truly electrifying to shock the system. On Saturday, July 25, 2020, exactly that sort of shock was zapped into the system by Brigid Nease, Superintendent of the Harwood …

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Care Package for Saturday, July 18, 2019

In Memory of Rep. John Lewis Photo credit: politico.com Quote: “Be hopeful. Be optimistic. Never lose that sense of hope.” – John Lewis Poetry: Still I Rise by Maya AngelouYou may write me down in historyWith your bitter, twisted lies,You may trod me in the very dirtBut still, like dust, I’ll rise.Read more Quote: “Rosa …

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An Unsolicited Commencement Address To the Graduating Class of 2020

To the Graduating Class of 2020,I’m not here to waste your time, so let’s not beat around the bush.  This sucks. You’re not graduating from high school in the way you’ve spent the last dozen or so years anticipating. You’re not seated in an auditorium, gym, or park, your family, friends, and community crowded around …

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