Every night when the moon was full, the air seemed different. It was fall again and the sounds of the forest seemed to be more than crickets and distant hoots of owls. It was not a quiet place when the moon was full.
We waited each fall for this time. It was important to our group. When the full moon came and the air was crisp, we listened. As we moved sleathly in the night, we knew what would be coming. We knew that soon we could be answering a call. It was an eerie sound to…Continue
What is better, to teach children to obey or to teach children to think?
The sorry thing is that too many obey, and too few think. It is better to help a child form by teaching critical thinking so that they understand what and why they might or must obey. It does not prepare them for the future to send them out into the world with a set of rules which they might not be able to apply or that are perhaps flawed.
Is it not better to send them out…Continue
Are you confused by the snow and the polar votex in your town? Do you feel that men in the GOP, along with some women, are actually aliens? Are you wondering if all that chemically tainted Mickey D's Happy Meals you fed your kid and yourself are having an effect on your brain?
Worry no more. I can help you find the answers.
Turn to page 11 of your work books. Ready? Begin.
1. I will not vote Republican. True or False.
2. I will not eat fast food. True or…Continue
Kevin Baker died last month in Chicago.
Kevin was a young man, 19 years old and attending Harold Washington College in Chicago. Gunman wanted his cell phone. He gave it to them. As the two armed men walked away, one turned around and shot Kevin, in the head. He died. Why? Kevin had family, a reason to succeed in life, a drive to go to college and years of living ahead of him. It was cut short, like so many lives in this country.
Why? What are we all collectively missing here?…Continue