Sitting here in Alexandria watching fat snowflakes float lazily past the windows, I thought of my first-ever trip to the DC area. It was in the summer leading up to my senior year of high school that I sat on the couch watching Teen Jeopardy! and thought to myself, “I […]
An excellent open letter by two outstanding 1st grade teachers in Tulsa, Oklahoma, defending their decision to stop giving two of the state-mandated assessments to their students. This is one of the most concise, understandable, realistic explanations of the “on the ground” effects of high-stakes testing on the classroom environment. […]
Excellent read: The distance between poverty and “self-sufficiency” is a no-man’s land. “The Truth About Welfare” http://enduringandafter.com/2014/11/21/the-truth-about-welfare/
People. Stop everything and make this for supper tonight or tomorrow or whenever you need a fast and tasty meal. The household invented this on Sunday when we realized we had 1) excellent pimiento cheese (handmade by GiGi’s Gourmet); 2) leftover roasted chicken; 3) half of an onion that I […]
Artist Removes One Letter from Famous Movie Titles and Illustrates the Results «TwistedSifter. ^^One of my favorite things on the Interwebs. Thank you, Internet.