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I am a high school English teacher in an urban high school in Oklahoma City. I am a member of the American Federation of Teachers, Local 2309. I am a Democrat, a union activist and a worker for social justice. I also am a Christian (Congregationalist). I play chess and coach our school chess team.

Friday, July 10, 2009

My favorite version of "Little Boxes"


This is my favorite version of the folk standard "Little Boxes," which has become well known to the followers of the Showtime series "Weeds." At just over a minute, it has the distinction of being one of the shortest songs ever to get into the Top 40.

Ironic, isn't it?

Hitler Finds Out that Palin has Resigned

Well, there goes the 4th Reich
This might not be everyone's cup of tea, but I found it amusing.

Tuesday, July 07, 2009

Quote of the Day

Quote of the Day: "Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.
Marie Curie"