Mamacita says: I grew up obsessed with astronomy, and the sci fi I got every few days from the library led me to believe that by the time I was grown up, we’d have established colonies on the moon and … Continue reading
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Mamacita says: Sometimes I wonder how I ever decided to become a teacher, what with my lower-than-low opinion of people who aren’t interested in lifelong learning, my intolerance and complete disdain of willful ignorance, my disregard of any rule that … Continue reading
Mamacita says: Beethoven and Rodin would never make it in an American public school these days. Neither would Lincoln, or Clara Barton, or Thomas Jefferson. Nor Einstein. Or Edison. Administrators have forgotten that ultimately, our culture will be judged on … Continue reading
Quotation Saturday: Stars. . . in your multitudes, scarce to be counted, filling the darkness with order and light. . . .
Mamacita: I know that the rest of this song is about being inflexible, but these few lines are, indeed, about the stars. (Javert meant well, but was too inflexible about human nature.) Lately there have been a myriad – a … Continue reading