Category Archives: Life and Culture

random, scattered thoughts from life and the culture that emerges from it

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As someone who is notorious for becoming captured–only that implies someone else is doing the capturing–who entangles herself in television shows, I have fallen prey–there I go again–become addicted to another one. Mr. Robot. If you have not seen this … Continue reading

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frog under my bag

As I was leaving school, I lifted my bag and found a small frog under it. I have an interior office. It’s carpeted. There are no windows, because it’s an interior space. Painted cement blocks on 4 walls. The outside … Continue reading

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how I cultivate a list of current heroes

I was reading an article about change.org in Time magazine on the couch at my parents’ house where my parents were also reading in their lazy-boy chairs. The writer was describing the founder, Ben Rattray‘s, intonations in a certain way. … Continue reading

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feeling fractured

I’ve lost count of how many blogs I’ve started, and not really abandoned, but sort of lost track of. But I do know that I recently started 2 new blogs in response to the fact that blogs are for specific … Continue reading

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a personal learning network (pln) story

a personal learning network (pln) story I do not like them! I do not like PLNs, I do not like them Sam I Am! A quiet epiphany this year has been that although educational “best practice” (like PLNs and keeping … Continue reading

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first stage: 4 months out

Last night, I ran outside with little bits of ice and snow pelting my face. The icy flakes did not melt immediately on contact with my eyes, but stung before melting. Like being caught in a harmless sandstorm. I think … Continue reading

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how a plane trip, a hotel stay and 4 conversations can change the course of your life

how it begins Reading international teachers’ blogs like Teach to InspireĀ and Teach Travel TasteĀ is like watching the swim teachers jump off the high dive. Their blog reflections take for granted that climbing above the crowd and letting yourself go is … Continue reading

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