Monthly Archives: July 2014

For the Tea Party Nitwits Out There

I’m so sick of this immigration garbage, seriously. #NoAmnesty was trending the other day and pocho cartoonist and bon vivant Lalo Alcaraz has been threatened with a lawsuit for creating the hashtag #MurrietaHateCityUSA about Murrietta, CA and referring to their reaction to busloads … Continue reading

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7 Things to Remember When You Think You’re Not Good Enough

Here’s another good article I recently came across.

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Falling and Rising in Love

I follow an online blog called Elephant Journal that’s “dedicated to the mindful life.”  It has lots of different kinds of writing on different genres, but I mostly read the posts on love and relationships. Kristin Monk wrote four entries … Continue reading

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Spirits and Angels. Do You Believe?

A few weeks ago, two friends and I visited a sick friend.  While there, we had a rather lively *cough* discussion on religion and faith. (Read:  Lisa argued with Eamonn and I, staunch Catholics, *cough* until our eyes bled.) Eamonn … Continue reading

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NEA RA. The largest union in the United States has elected three women of color to lead it.

Originally posted on Fred Klonsky:
NEA President Lily Eskelsen Garcia, Vice President Becky Pringle and Secretary-Treasurer Princess Moss. Put aside for a moment all the debate (actually too little debate) about Common Core and high-stakes testing. Or the other 100…

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Denver, Day 5

Happy Independence Day! More NEARA14, and the only interesting thing is that we voted (FINALLY) to demand Arne Duncan’s resignation.  (Not that we think it’ll happen anytime soon.) Rockies vs. Dodgers results in a blood bath (0-9).  We were all … Continue reading

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Denver, Day 4

First Day of the NEARA. 10,000 teachers and Education Support Professionals (ESPs) from across the nation, coming together to make NEA policy. The fun part, however, was going on a Ghost Tour of the Capital Hill area of Denver and … Continue reading

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