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The curse of blanket assumptions

Blood overcomes flesh
Sulphur overcomes silver
Strictness kills mercy,
And fire overcomes earth
And when the sun sets,
It’s red, you see
An Omen for when the final dusk comes… 355 more words

24 Hours of Math!

This week I endured a 4 day math training designed to help teacher’s implement the third edition of Math Investigations curriculum. I’m talking 24 hours of math across the span of 4 days! 2,039 more words

8 Mathematical Practices

Putting people into boxes

People tend to generalize things. Oftentimes they don’t differentiate. People like to label other persons or their behavior without really knowing them. They put people into boxes. 227 more words


Pause and pray

THERE’S AN ongoing crisis in the Philippines that’s worse than the Maute group attack in Marawi City. Yes, it’s greater than the Filipino fascination with heroes and cursing of villains. 151 more words



Standing on the edge of a cliff looking down at two ways to fall. They are both similar paths but lead to different destinations. One is more desirable than the other, and might actually be a likely outcome, but until I know for certain, I am somewhat floating in this invisible soup of unsurety. 402 more words


Cut the Clichés...(Please)

If there’s anything I can think of that can consistently make me cringe, it’s a good-old, classic, cliché. I’m really not sure why but any predictable, happy ending, whether it be in a book or a movie, just leaves me with such insatisfaction. 670 more words

Generalizations are Generally Wrong (Reprise)

I will make one generalization here:  The black people I know personally here in Upstate South Carolina, amazingly do not seem to alter their sense of self-worth in response to how they are treated.   1,292 more words