Halloween is Rocky Horror Time!

Mamacita says: “Great Scott!” Halloween has been and gone but it’s still THAT SEASON, which means many things, one of which is that I have a giant bowl half-filled with Tootsie Roll Pops and Hershey bars on my coffee table, … Continue reading

Pronoun Sex

Mamacita says:  Today’s  giggle: Pronouns. There are three pronoun persons:  Person speaking (first person)  Person spoken to  (second person)  and Third Person (person spoken about.)  Grammar is a soap opera, remember.  I told YOU about HIM. All pronouns must match … Continue reading

Good Teaching Is Like Good Standup

I love children, and I love students of all ages, and I love teaching, and I love genuine education in all of its 6-degrees-of-separation wonder.  Everything is connected – everything in the known and unknown universe is connected. Nothing exists … Continue reading

Language Issues

Mamacita says:  On occasion, my husband and I have what one might euphemistically call “slight miscommunication” episodes.  I’m sure I don’t know why he can’t seem to understand me, but it probably has something to do with the fact that … Continue reading

One Is Silver and the Other, Gold.

Mamacita says:  Something some of you might not know about me is that I love meeting people, and I tend to strike up conversations with them without ever knowing their names.  I’m also a bit of a card shark. My … Continue reading

Insensitive People Baffle Me

Mamacita says: People who indulge themselves at the expense of other people are not nice people; they’re selfish and inconsiderate.  I do not understand how their minds work.  These people baffle me with their insensitive glossing over other people’s lives. … Continue reading