Conversation from the Teachers’ Lounge

 Mamacita says: Have you ever wondered what teachers talk about in the lounge? It depends on who’s in there and what time of day it is, of course, but the conversation really doesn’t vary much from building to building, or … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday: More Thises and Thats (No apostrophes!)

Mamacita says: I ramble. Let’s get right to it this time. 1. Circumstances never made the man do right who didn’t do right in spite of them. — Coulson Kernahan 2. You cannot make a crab walk straight. — Aristophanes … Continue reading

I Love Little Pussy

Mamacita says:  People with tiny, limited vocabularies scare me. I am positive that these are the people who melt down in public and starting stabbing everyone within reach. It’s a fact that the person who throws the first punch generally … Continue reading

The World Is Full of Joyful Noises, Even If We Can't Hear Them

Mamacita says: Today is the last day of the rest of your life  class before finals – next week is final exam week, every student’s favorite week, naturally. I predict that several students will come to class the NEXT week, … Continue reading

You Are Santa Claus. Do Your Job.

Mamacita says:   Whether or not you celebrate Christmas has nothing whatsoever to do with being Santa Claus for someone. Call it whatever you wish: just call it something, and go forth and do it. Letting your soul curl up into … Continue reading