Category Archives: Socio-political

Anything to do with society, politics, economics, etc.

Question: Oregon or Florida: Where will I be in September?

Answer: Florida in November Update, Saturday, November 21, Ocala FL (original post was in July in Portland OR): I have updated this post with minor edits. Videos and documents linked in the original post are no longer available. They are … Continue reading

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AU’s & AUP’s : An Irreverent, Relevant Tangent

Summary: This essay is about people that I irreverently label with the acronyms AU’s & AUP’s about which I’ve learned – often the hard way – during three decades as an educator, why they are disruptive to learning, and why I … Continue reading

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Springing toward Spring – 1

Summary:  This post is part 1 of 2 in an attempt to weave several, seemingly unrelated topics into a coherent, relevant story about what I’m doing with my life so far this year, where I want to go from here … Continue reading

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12.12.12

This is the first draft of my post for December 12, 2012 or 12.12.12. I’m getting about the task late in the day – midnight approaches: it’s 11:55 pm, which also happens to be my birth time – so I’ll … Continue reading

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The End of the Long Vacation

The idea for this post – which may be the first of a series – popped into mind recently as I walked to a morning meeting at a nearby tea/coffee shop, Selah’s Tea.  In my day pack was Dianne Dumanoski’s book … Continue reading

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Essay revision: Why large-scale climate change (probably) cannot be stopped

Over the last few days, I completed a major revision of an essay that I first wrote about five years ago. It is here in Resources/Essays. I’ve been intending to revise it for some time, but was finally motivated to … Continue reading

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