Category Archives: education

J.D. Says We Can

In the aftermath of the U.S. elections, when we managed to pull ourselves out of the rubble and debris, we sought refuge in each other’s promises to continue the fight for whatever it is we vowed we would be willing … Continue reading

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Guest Post: My Second Grade Valentine by Esmeralda O. Lyn

This post is in response to the Daily Challenge, Teacher’s Pet. I have chosen to write about an unforgettable teacher. I hated the uniform in my new school. It was a starched long-sleeved white blouse with a stiff navy pleated … Continue reading

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Kindness Goes a Long Way

I read Lucid Gypsy’s reblog of Inside Out Cafe’s review of “A Small Act: Documentary.”  It’s about a woman, Hilda Back, a Holocaust survivor, who donated $15/quarter to a Kenyan boy named Chris Mburu, so he could go to school … Continue reading

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