I Never Knew My Grandmother

Mamacita says:  I never knew my grandmother. Oh, I knew the woman who bore my mother and my aunt and my uncles, but I never knew the woman she really was.  I only knew the woman she became after the … Continue reading

Bread and Butter and Sharp Knives and ISTEP

Mamacita says: I used to cook and make butter with my students.  I am reminded of those days whenever I run into former students from that class. A while back, I ran into one of those former middle school student … Continue reading

BlogHer 09 Will Be In Chicago! Let's ALL Go This Year!

Mamacita says:  As my beloved George Carlin would say, “BULLETIN bulletin bulletin bulletin BULLETIN bulletin bulletin bulletin bulletin. . . .” BlogHer 09 will be in Chicago this next summer – July 24-25 – and I can’t WAIT! I sincerely … Continue reading