Let’s Start School During the Hottest Days of August!

Mamacita says: School has started now for most public school students. If someone could give me a sound, logical reason for starting school during the Dog Days of August, I’d love to hear it. A reason that had nothing whatsoever … Continue reading

Peter Pan and Tinker Bell and Asses: How Cocky!

Mamacita says:  When I was in the third grade, I read “Peter Pan.” It’s not all the sugar-coated cuteness Disney would have you believe, my friends. It’s a wonderful and fascinating and intimate look into the brain and psyche of … Continue reading

Blogging Is Dead? Says Who?

Mamacita says:  Blogging is dead?  Says who?  Blogging may have changed, but bloggers still rule the internet.  Bloggers are helping people form viable opinions, giving people first-hand information, helping people make purchasing decisions based on word-of-mouth and actual “regular people” … Continue reading

Over Ten Years Blogging. I’m Old School!

Mamacita says:  Ten years and three months ago, a former student told me that I should start a blog.  ”You’ve got such a lot to say about the world,” he said.  ”Who cares what I think about the world?” I … Continue reading

No More Watermelon, and a Question

Mamacita says:  The kitchen still smells like watermelon even though I threw out the rinds last night.  I’m sensitive to odors and it’s hard to work in here right now because to me, melons stink.  They stink like skunks stink. … Continue reading

Facts Notwithstanding, I Still Have Hope

Mamacita says:  While it is true that I tend to rant and rave about how far too many students (one is too many) can’t read or write or add two numbers together, and how far too many students (one is … Continue reading