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Shadowhunters - How have Alec, Clary, Simon, and Izzy changed since we first saw them in the pilot?

In the spirit of Monday night’s season two finale, I would like to talk about some of our favorite characters and how they have improved since we first saw them in the pilot. 3,900 more words


Rep. Chris Taylor: Big Coal burns bright at right-wing ALEC conference

Rep. Chris Taylor (D-Madison) has attended the annual meeting of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) every year since 2013 and regularly reports back her observations. 17 more words

Illinois Senate Overrides Rauner's School Funding Veto; Will House Save New Equity Plan?

This blog will take a 3 week, end-of-summer break.  Look for a new post on Thursday, September 7.

School finance in somebody else’s state seems like the ultimately irrelevant, boring, and “in-the-weeds” kind of topic.  1,345 more words

Equity & Opportunity To Learn

It's Friday and Here's Some Things:

Let’s see.

Today was Alec’s first day back to school.

He’s a Junior, now.

I know!  Right?  goddamn!

I can use the full profanity because he’s nearly seventeen.   282 more words


Blasts from the Past: Columns Shared

Hello everyone!

I thought I’d share some of my columns that ran in The Times-Standard in Eureka, California. My column, As It Stands, kicked off in 2008 and ran through 2014. 170 more words

A Rave In The Life

We are all different. Every person is unique from their personality, their facial features to their roots in DNA. Just as we all live very different lives, everyone has their own way of escaping it. 790 more words


The Boat: When Robbie Gets Shot

For the next thirty minutes, the four of them “play” their way down the trail—swinging on grape vines, pushing one another into pools of water while crossing the creek, throwing acorns at each other—until they finally reach a deserted road. 1,373 more words