Please read below and please get ahold of your FRC Board Members and urge him to vote NO on the Trutna power grab. The vote is going down next Thursday to make sure Trutna has the votes wrapped up before the election. If you’re in Quincy your rep is John Sheehan. East Quincy Bill Elliot. … More Tell YOUR TRUSTEE TO VOTE NO!
Vote 4 Garcia She really knows her stuff She taught all your kids And she’s pretty tough— She’s the Bernie to Your Hillary She’s the Beto to your Cruz If you don’t vote for her, it’s you who’s gonna lose Cuz she ain’t no rubber stamp And she ain’t in no one’s camp Except the … More Election Poem # 1
When you’ve taught at the same community college for 11 years you often wonder after your students graduate, did I make a difference? I mean it’s one thing to meet the student learning outcomes, but it’s quite another to instill the idea of life long learning and it’s also difficult but so necessary at the … More Remembering the Why
We’ll be making t-shirts of course but in the meantime, here’s the new logo for Pachuca Productions — the new Latina owned microtheatre started by Tina Terrazas and I in Plumas County. We move around the county producing original plays, variety shows, and provocative works by other women. Message us if you’d like to get … More Pachuca Productions Logo Is Finally Here!
Back in September I spent four days in a Mountain Look Out. I wrote about it here: Black Mountain Look Out. I would do that trip again in a heart beat!
As I write this my daughter has not seen or heard from her best friend in three months. If you’ve ever been around tween age girls you know this is a life time. There are many tears. Many, many tears. Sunshine did not move away. Nor is she mad at my daughter. I miss her … More Three Months Too Long
I wrote this piece as my alter ego Maggie Wells a couple of weeks ago for my local paper job. It’s called Ten percent. It’s inspired by real life events that have been unfolding. One of my favorite teens up here came out (or rather it seems was forced out) of the closet. I think you know … More Be Kind to the Gay Kids, Please