“It would be so nice if something made sense for a change.” Alice…in Wonderland
Art, so I’ve been told by people smarter than me, is meant to provoke, to cause people to think, and maybe even to take action. Colleges are also supposed to be places where people are challenged to think, sometimes even by provocative arguments or displays. But today’s college students and faculty are apparently such special […]
First there was the petition to ban Dihydrogen monoxide. AKA H2O. AKA water. To be fair, the petition gather used “the vocabulary and tone of environmental hysteria” (Penn Jillette’s own words.) But then there was the petition to repeal the Bill of Rights. In this case, the guy was pretty clear about his intent, no […]
Today in my Washington Times Community Pages column I talk about higher education inflation: the whys, wherefores, and what nexts: Midway through July, stores are already filled with back to school supplies and some fantastic deals. For college students, there will be bargain shopping for new laptops and extra-long sheets, but unfortunately, a good deal […]
Next year, my oldest child will be in 8th grade, which means I have one year to prepare to homeschool a high school student. Homeschooling through high school brings up all sorts of anxieties, not only because of the challenges of high school, but because you also have to prepare both your child for college–mentally, […]
Today is the first day of the “full schedule Tuesday” that will run through the beginning of November. Occupational therapy, Girl Scouts, softball. And it’s not actually the “full schedule,” next week could add a tee ball and/or a baseball game to the mix. Terrible Tuesday, indeed. Links! On the topic of education, Seth Godin […]
I love snarky and sarcastic. I especially love sarcasm when it is used to make a point and not just show off. (Not that I have ever used a particularly clever jibe to show off. No, not me. Never.) Ahem. Anyway, three great snarks communicating important issues– This very interesting piece on Christians and culture […]
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