High School Counts

If students are not college bound and cannot get in the vocational training classes, the options are limited.  They need more vocation training.  They need conflict resolution.  They need real life skills. They need to be in school. All this funding for early childhood is great, but investment in our teenagers is critical.  Quit kicking them down the road. Educate not just graduate.  Save our kids.


A Different Run

This summer I took the plunge and ran for state office.  I am a teacher.  Funding has been cut while more and more requirements have been added.  We have not seen a raise in ten years.  So in April the teachers walked out.  A week before the walkout was to happen, our legislators finally managed …

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Cowardly Athlete

I love to do athletic things. I run...slowly.  Sometimes I pretend I am in a movie running in slow motion.  A slow synthesized mechanic sound plays across the screen...Gooooo Cyyynnndddyyy.  Mattress creaks accompany my motions.  Six Million Dollar Man mechanized reverberation...waa-aaa-aaa-aaa. I occasionally win my age bracket in races.  Once I even came in 2nd …

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