This morning I had one of those simple but great human experiences. After doing my morning routine upstairs in my bedroom, I came downstairs and went into the kitchen to feed and water the cats. I was immediately struck by the wonderful smells of the delicious meal I had made last night. Not to brag, … More Which Do You Prefer? Reminicescents or Resoakroma?
Last year, I took my son to see the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington DC for the first time. To be honest, I’m not crazy about it. I get what they were trying to convey about him, but I think I would have made a different choice. Still, I believe it is … More Let’s Celebrate Dr. King With Hope Today
“Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” Sir Winston Churchill (paraphrasing a similiar earlier quote by George Santayana). I am biased, because I am a literature teacher, but I would make a similar statement about studying literature. Those who don’t learn the great lessons from great literature at least open … More House Republicans Demonstrate the Dangers of Not Learning from Great Literature
OK, so this is January 2, so not officially New Year’s Day, but since it is the federal holiday for New Year’s Day, I’m figuring it still counts. Now, this is not to say I didn’t have a good ACTUAL New Year’s Day. Both New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day focus around programs at … More My New Year’s Day Present