An open letter to white folks

Hate crime, genocide, murder, terrorism – these are some of the terms that apply to the church murders in Charleston, S.C. I am writing this post because I feel the need to speak out – to register my alarm and disgust at what has happened. I believe that white people can speak directly to other […]

A very tiny wren meets a very large black vulture

I have been writing a number of blog entries about my teaching experiences, but have included some family stories and now, another story about my experiences as a volunteer in a wildlife clinic. I am working on a blog entry about the ethical dilemmas facing teachers in this era of standardized teaching and standardized tests, […]