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The Obama Administration: In for a Penny, In for a Pound

A most interesting find from a frequent contributor to Diane Ravitch’s “extremist educator” blog; see the link afterwards for more info on Ms. Penny Pritzker: 299 more words

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The New York Times: Label and Dismiss Journalism?

Is the New York Times merely guzzling Common Core Kool-Aid by the gallon? The time-honored technique of “label and dismiss” is so . . . unoriginal, but then, journalism is not what it used to be. 276 more words

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"R"— Remembering the Girlfriends -- Easter at the Castle

This Easter morning I found myself overtaken with vivid memories of Easters past spent in a beautiful State park, complete with a castle, and a few dozen of our closest friends, our families and their families. 577 more words


I Am Absolutely Grateful For Pipe-Borne Water

I know for fact that many people take things like water for granted; they waste it by leaving their faucets to run unnecessarily.

In The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago, we would have our pipe-borne water occasionally interrupted in the dry season, or when the people that supply our water are doing repairs to the waterlines and various other upgrades to their system. 201 more words


Sometimes in life you just have to embrace your inner Christina Perri

But I’m only human
And I bleed when I fall down
I’m only human
And I crash and I break down

Sometimes you look at lyrics of a song that you like and think, “What the hell is that person talking about?” 672 more words

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