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Boys with Cars

Great performance by Anita Majumdar in her play at YPT (Young People’s Theatre). The teenage characterizations were all too familiar for a high school teacher. (The show put me back in the zone for returning from March Break next week.) As someone who has done a one man show, I applauded the energy and focus of Majumdar, who, in each act,  never left the stage. 16 more words


Good #Housekeeping

A teacher emerges from the end of term into March Break exhausted, relieved, stunned. When the dust settles, it’s dust that gets noticed. Taxes, dust bunnies, tabletops strewn with papers that were never as important as students’ papers midterm. 16 more words


No Matter the Category (the 100th post)

Started the latest David Shields book Other People: Takes and Mistakes. Guiltily, as I have Margaret Atwood’s Hag Seed half completed at home, and am also rifling through possible plays for next year’s school play. 111 more words


#Wisdom and (im)patience

With age comes wisdom.  As a #teacher, I know this is true. I’ve seen a lot, and taught a lot. I am a much better teacher now than I was in my twenties. 63 more words


Even behind bars, it's still Theatre

As I prepare for my latest high school production, (Romeo and Juliet), I am very aware of the following quotes, courtesy of Margaret Atwood in her latest, … 76 more words


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Nothing succeeds like success. Thanks for the hits. Teacher from Hell

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