Education

#MoreThanAHashtag

Actively take part in the greatest kickstarter ever that’s been running for years behind the scenes of every hashtag, meme, and status update but has somehow fallen behind the far easier “click and share” culture of publicly feeling good.

“It’s a ceremony!”

It’s the season of graduations and my newsfeed is filled with caps and gowns and diplomas. This year, I had two kids doing the Pomp and Circumstance walk. One was graduating high school and the other finishing middle school. They… Read More ›

O Captain! My Captain!

Robin Williams turned me into a teacher. Turned me onto poetry. Made me want to believe in the power of words¬†and music. Granted, he didn’t write the screenplay for Dead Poets Society, but I doubt it could have been told… Read More ›

I Don’t Do Politics

This is for Michael who asked me to write something political: I don’t write about politics. That isn’t to say that I don’t have political opinions. I certainly do. I’m a registered voter. I read the newspaper (one of the… Read More ›

Standardizing Creativity

File this one under asinine. Emphasis on the¬†first syllable. A friend of mine shared a project that her child’s school launched this year. It’s a school newspaper. I know that doesn’t seem like anything extraordinary, but this is a very… Read More ›