Category Archives: Lack of respect for Teaching in America

The unforgettable Ludmilla Coven

The other day we were alerted that there were strangers approaching the house as the dog was barking up a real storm. Mary Kay went to the door and a we realized that a blast from the past was being … Continue reading

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On community colleges…

In late May of last year, I applied for a position as a French Adjunct Instructor at the Community College of my county. It is not that I wanted to leave my current situation, although of late I have had … Continue reading

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Hail, flash flood warnings, impossible light bulbs, and more

Is it me or are light bulbs way harder to change than ever before? Our powder room downstairs had some halogen lights that worked well, even lasted a long time. A few weeks ago, one burned out. I pulled out … Continue reading

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On Michael Moore’s Latest Movie

‘Where to Invade Next’ is the latest movie by Michael Moore. As with many things that are filled with good information, thoughts, and philosophies, this is something that will probably not be seen by those who should see it. Michael … Continue reading

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The lack of “Union”

My entire teaching career has been one in which I have been a teacher’s union member. I know that many people hate unions with a passion but I am guessing that those who do have never been in situations in … Continue reading

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