Cupid and Psyche

Mamacita says:  It’s Valentine’s Day, and since many people associate this day with Cupid, let’s talk for a moment about the REAL Cupid. Well, the real mythological Cupid. Cupid is not a fat naked baby, flying around shooting arrows into … 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

Hope is the Thing That Is Left to Us, In a Bad Time

Mamacita says:  I have discovered another wonderful website: Letters of Note.  This site is edited by Shaun Usher, whom I would invite over for dinner every Tuesday and Thursday night if only he knew I existed, but of course he … Continue reading

The Value of Continual Learning

Mamacita says:  When it comes to education, I can be quite opinionated.  No, really.  I’ll debate with you about all things educational, and you might as well be prepared to back down at least a little bit because I probably … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday: Education

Mamacita says:  I’ve been writing exams for the college for the past two weeks, and my eyeballs are falling out of the sockets and spinning like a cartoon character’s.  The only thing missing is the googly eye-spinning soundtrack, for which … Continue reading