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Language – the Original Social Media.

This morning I awoke to the first sunny day in the Sunset district in nearly 40 days. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE the fog with the clean, misty air. But after 40 days of gray mornings, it’s pretty darn … Continue reading

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UnTENable

adjective: incapable of being defended, as an argument, thesis, etc.; indefensible. Synonym:  baseless, groundless, unsound, weak, questionable. origin of un + tenable – 1640-50  Middle English British dictionary definitions: (of theories, propositions, etc) incapable of being maintained, defended, or vindicated … Continue reading

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Justice, Where Fore Out Thou?

Please read this gut-wrenching article and sign Michael Moore’s petition. http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/34332-michael-moore-is-right-michigan-gov-rick-snyder-has-to-go After seeing two amazing movies this weekend that point to scathing misdeeds of the Church (in the movie “Spotlight”) and of the horrors of the bankers gutting our personal … Continue reading

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Predatory Purveyors of Pedagogy

Dear Diary, This line from an article in the Portland Press Herald encapsulates the points that I will undertake in my writing to you today:  “Corinthian Colleges once ran 107 campuses that served more than 100,000 students. It was a … Continue reading

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America: Enough of the TOXIC STRESS on the Middle Already!

Have you been holding your head in your hands for so long now that you realize your arms don’t belong in that place connected to the head? I teach for a living and man, and I have got to tell … Continue reading

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School, Music, Reading, Weather, Big Data, Yik Yak, and All Sorts of Non-Sequiturs

Coming to you live from the “HOW TO CONNECT WITH STUDENTS” side of a college campus. My friends, over here in my end of the world at City College of San Francisco in the Broadcast Electronic Media Arts department, we … Continue reading

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Westward Expansion – Health and Wealth

History repeating…  (Click the hyperlink, watch, and TURN IT UP! One of the best time capsule video and song mashups EVER!) Then, please come back and proceed: Those of you who are American history buffs know this best, but I’m … Continue reading

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