What To Do When You Teach at 8:30AM (and Donald Trump just won the Presidency)

Privilege: Going to my classroom to teach today and knowing that my students would not greet me with glee, or celebration. Challenge: Going to my classroom to teach today and knowing that my students would not greet me with glee, or celebration. It felt like I was going to be the one to walk into … Continue reading What To Do When You Teach at 8:30AM (and Donald Trump just won the Presidency)

Strange Tales from the Midwestern Front: What You’re Missing If You’re Not Forced to Take the Bus in a Mid-Sized City in Michigan

They're stepping off the curb, near the city courthouse. "72 hours from now we'll be half an hour from getting married," she says. He says, "Holy shiza!" and she laughs. -- She's eighteen, just out of high school. She's taking a gap year, to work. She says she doesn't have any real callings or talents. … Continue reading Strange Tales from the Midwestern Front: What You’re Missing If You’re Not Forced to Take the Bus in a Mid-Sized City in Michigan