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

Those Who Burn Books Will, in the End, Burn Human Beings. . . .

Mamacita says:  Banned Books week makes me sad.  It’s a sad reminder that that there are such huge hordes of ignorant masses in the United States; we don’t like to remember it, and yet, sigh, there those blank minds are, forbidding … 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

Hope Is More Than Just The Thing With Feathers. . . .

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 too many) … Continue reading