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Homegrown Penicillin

For the past several years, I have been part of the natural homegrown penicillin movement. Scientists officially identified penicillin in the 1920s. However, people have known for a long time that naturally occurring substances such as bread mould will attack and kill the harmful bacteria that cause many human illnesses and infections. 521 more words


Gotham - A Dark Knight, Episode 9: "Let Them Eat Pie"

Fox’s Gotham
Season 4, Episode 9: “Let Them Eat Pie”
Directed by Nathan Hope
Written by Iturri Sosa

* For a recap & review of the previous episode, “Stop Hitting Yourself” – … 985 more words


180 Days: Day 65--Brutality Showcase Day

*Author’s Note: This evening, on the last day of 2017, I am posting the last 6 school days before winter break. Most of the writing has been previously completed, but the finishing touches (i.e. 601 more words

180 Days: Day 64--Hunting Pig & Eating Irish Babies=A Heavy Day w Engaged Kids

Chapter 7 of Golding’s Lord of the Flies is a great calm before the storm chapter. It is quintessentially and skillfully setting up these teen readers for the shock of their lives. 149 more words

Toward a Better Understanding of MBTI's Thinking and Feeling

If we’re gonna talk about the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), then we ought to be sure we’re clear on what each preference means.  And there’s one that’s misrepresented more often than not—not because it’s hard to understand, but because of cultural baggage.  1,056 more words


A Modest Proposal: Fixing America's Education Problem

(April 2016, AP Composition, “A Modest Proposal – Satirical Argument”)

The United States education system is often unfavorably compared to foreign countries like China and Japan. 

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