Monthly Archives: December 2008

Vacation Haze

This whole idea of vacation is strange. It always makes me slightly uncomfortable, mainly because I have an uneasy suspicion that if I actually stop and do nothing for a day, I won’t be able to get back to the … Continue reading

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The things we pass on

I saw it coming from a mile away. Seated on the hard wooden bench pushed against the wall to wall mirrors, I saw her face go red, the timid half-smile replaced with a wide-eyed look of terror. The eyes going … Continue reading

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A Guide on How to Survive the Staff Christmas Party

The Annual Christmas Party is a new phenomena for me. The last couple of years I have been able to avoid them by working in such a huge organization that my absence would not be commented on. However I have … Continue reading

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Banning the hoodie:Another way of overpolicing our children

I came across this article from School Library Journal the other day and was horrified. Here is an excerpt from this article: In October, school officials banned students at North Garland High School in Texas from wearing hooded sweatshirts, alleging … Continue reading

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Overheard and Unbelievable

I read the Nanny Diaries a couple of years ago. Although it was a horribly written book (the movie was not much better), it stayed with me as my first introduction into the insane things people did to their kids … Continue reading

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