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This is the last day of our month on Justice. And today we are concentrating on noise pollution. The noise pollution is not from the outside. 292 more words

Sandy Rodgers

Unreformed romantics or hopeless kidults?

Albus Dumbledore voted the teaching profession’s favourite teacher

I read the above headline from The Independent with some despondency, which turned to bemusement when I investigated further.   615 more words

My Manifesto

“Women who love themselves are threatening; but men who love real women, more so.” (Naomi Wolf, “The Beauty Myth”).

This is a blog about beauty. It’s also a manifesto against the fetishization of beauty products. 750 more words


Quality as a Cultural Vision: My Week in Japan

In his July post, ASQ CEO Bill Troy reflects on the immense value of an ultra-clear organizational vision. After a trip to Sweden, where he attended a quality conference organized by the European Organization for Quality (EOQ), he was struck by IKEA’s starkly elegant focus on its customers’ needs, and Volvo’s BHAGgy(*) goal that no one will be seriously injured or killed in a new Volvo by 2020. 509 more words


It Takes a Long Time

“It takes a long time to become young.”

-Pablo Picasso

Letting Go

Of Adequacy and Greatness

I am a third year teacher at a public high school in the suburbs of a large, midwestern-city. I went to a big college. I live for football season. 1,197 more words