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Chapter 4: Back to the Burrow

Questions Answered

I am going to try and answer some of the proposed questions I brought up from the last review after thinking about them. As always, feel free to write your own answers and thoughts to these questions. 250 more words


Environment: A space of my own.

The term “Environment” is used quite often in reference to nature, or more importantly, it’s preservation. Our consistent requirement for a stable environment is not only required in nature, but it is also required for productivity, and creativity for that matter as well. 1,223 more words

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Object lesson - beach

Even with protests from one who would prefer to stay home, I packed a quick lunch of finger foods, grabbed my camera and a blanket, and ushered my two students out the door. 385 more words


Republicans: The Punitive Party

Olga Khazan, writing for the Atlantic, has a powerful article on the heroin epidemic in rural American. Amidst a welter of infuriating data about drug company sales people and unscrupulous doctors, plus heartbreaking stories about users, Khazan slips in a detail that gave me pause. 183 more words


Jersey Boy: The Bully is Back

As the investigation into Bridgegate drags on without an indictment Governor Christie is returning to his normal self. CNN has a video of him in the Jersey shore town of Belmar, wagging his finger at a protesting constituent and telling the the man to sit down and shut up. 154 more words


"I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew..."

“I have never started a poem yet whose end I knew. Writing a poem is discovering.”

- Robert Frost, 1874-1963, American, poet (portrait of Robert Frost by James Chapin)


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A Homeland I’ve Never Seen

On the days, I feel like a child lost in a large department store, I seek opportunities for reflection and learning.  Earlier in October, I gathered in scholarship and community with researchers, practitioners, organizers, activists and community members at the fourth triennial Southeast Asians in Diaspora (SEAD) Conference at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.   504 more words