My Semi-Pornographic Love Affair With Grammar

Mamacita says:  I love a good turn of phrase. I can be swept off my feet by it. I can be swayed and influenced and converted and my vote can be purchased and my virginity can be compromised. . . … Continue reading

The Holiday About Martin Luther King, Jr.

Mamacita says:  Why is this day a holiday in most communities?  Why does Martin Luther King, Jr. merit a holiday? This day is a holiday because intelligent, sensitive, educated people understand that today deserves respect because a man who dedicated … Continue reading

Stuff People Say To Teachers

Mamacita says:  I only wish I could include the really great stuff, but until some people are dead, that wouldn’t be appropriate.  And you all know me:  ever appropriate.  Then again, if they continue to annoy me, I might even … Continue reading

Quotation Saturday: Books and Reading

Mamacita says: it would do me no good to try and write an introduction to a list of quotations about books and reading, because I’d probably say something about how I consider non-readers to be substandard citizens and card-carrying members … Continue reading