There’s a thing about we humans, we modern beasts of blood and clay, where we often, so often, forget that it isn’t about us. This world and the people in it are not here for our amusement, for our enlightenment, or our acceptance and understanding. We forget that we may have come to the party… Continue reading What If It Wasn’t About You?
Sometimes I wonder if we don’t need participation awards for something as simple as caring or giving a damn since so few of us seem to do that anymore. Yeah, yeah, yeah, you can tell me that things aren’t different, times haven’t changed, and that nothing is new under the sun but I think that’s… Continue reading A Participation Award For Caring
School Grays Fair warning, this is a very long bloggy post. After writing my last blog about Halloween I heard something that got me thinking, thinking about school and the way we treat school…and the way we treat our kids. You would think that in 2015 we would be at a place where education was… Continue reading School Grays
Looking Back In Anger We humans and especially we Americans have a very bad habit of looking down our nose at everyone that isn’t us. We love to lecture, to harass, to harangue, and to tell people how wrong they are in their beliefs, upbringing, and the way they live their lives. We like to… Continue reading Looking Back In Anger
It doesn’t take long to see people and things that are crying out for technology. People whose work and tasks could be made so much easier if they’d just succumb to what tech has to offer. There are those though that will refuse using ‘new-fangled’ devices and methods because they like the tried and true,… Continue reading The Past Doesn’t Always Need To Leave
Living in Flint it gets hard to see the future beyond the crumbling facade of the past. Every few months it seems as if there's another article, another opinion piece, another poll that lists Flint as a horrible place to work, to live, and to spend your time and money. It's as if Flint is… Continue reading We're All In This Together Now