Monthly Archives: March 2011
March signals the beginning of spring. The snows begin to recede revealing bright green patches of grass and tender shoots of crocus and daffodils pushing through the newly thawed soil. The air is brisk with a hint of warmth from … Continue reading
My last blog, Teachers Get No Respect, created a big response. It seems all you have to do is mention “teachers” and “Senate Bill 5” in the same breath and people automatically bristle. There are strong feelings both for and … Continue reading
The Columbus Dispatch – News. Finally, a politician who sees the light. He actually seems to understand what teachers have been saying about the problems with standardized testing.
Comedian Rodney Dangerfield popularized the phrase, “I get no respect.” If I didn’t know differently, I would think he was a teacher. Teachers are, perhaps, the most overworked and underappreciated portion of the American public. Teachers’ salaries and benefits have … Continue reading
I recently received a flyer in the mail for the upcoming summer season at an outdoor amphitheater. After looking over descriptions of the acts, I noticed on the last page subscription information and, at the bottom of the page, a … Continue reading
The Lincoln Lawyer has all the elements of a successful movie—a handsome and sexy leading man, an interesting plot, several quirky characters, enough suspense to keep your attention, and a few sexy scenes thrown in for spice. It is too … Continue reading