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Veteran's Day and the VLBA

By far one of the most remarkable events of the past two weeks was experiencing some actual November weather.  Although I’ve had a lot of Christmas drinks from Starbucks over the past few weeks while working on end-of-semester projects, it’s stayed about 80 degrees here in Tucson.  479 woorden meer


Sports Writing: Players and Coaches, Not Scores and Stats

I crossed a professional goal off of my bucket list this weekend. Presenting at a national journalism conference tested me, and I worked really hard to perfect my session. 219 woorden meer


Parent vs Teacher - The Homework Debate

There were a number of things I expected to happen when my daughter started school in September. Getting out of the house on time would be a challenge.  1.302 woorden meer

Why we need each other

I have had an emotionally draining last couple of weeks with a very tragic and sad ending which has reminded me why we need to help and support one another. 481 woorden meer


Why I shouldn't get nostalgic and Google myself.

There are times when sentiment and nostalgia threatens to overtake me. When I’m trawling around Youtube for music I listened to obsessively when I was 18, clicking backwards on Facebook photos to revel in the me without 3 chins or, in weaker moments, googling my name to read old rugby match reports I once featured in (alright, I’ve just been doing the latter, which has prompted me to write this). 954 woorden meer

Spirituality and Education – the spiritual classroom (Part 3)

What would a spiritual classroom look like? The first and most obvious difference between a truly spiritual classroom and the secular one is the role of the teacher, at least in theory. 735 woorden meer


My Neighbor Seki Volume 1 Review

My Neighbor Seki is about a girl named Rumi Yokoi and her classmate Toshinari Seki who sits next to her in every single class. She is a very good student who pays attention in class and who never does anything wrong, but her neighbor Seki is the complete opposite. 131 woorden meer

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