(Not So) Dangerous Minds

Bullets are for Gangstas – Episode 4? 5? Something.

I had a helluva day at work today. It was the kind of day in which I wish that I could save some of these kids from themselves, and then I feel sad because I know that I can’t. Only they have the power to save themselves. I just hope that they realize this before …

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Bullets Are For Gangstas – Episode Three

Baby M’s support site – Save Our Baby M – will officially launch on TUESDAY and not on Monday as originally planned. I need another full day to get content written. If you haven’t yet, please read An SOS Call to Gangstas. If you have already written a post or plan to write one for …

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Sock It to Me Capstone

(If you’re reading this through a reader, please do me a solid and click through today. I’ve finally made it pretty here so things look quite different. Please let me know if everything looks okay or if there’s something I need to fix. ‘preciate it!) ::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: I like writing my response to the Sock It …

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Flashback ~ Twins' pregnancy week 14 ~ Mommy Lady

Because someone thought it was a good idea to put me in charge of growing synaptic connections in adolescents’ brain matter, I have been busy 1. making young people smart and 2. priming them to do my evil bidding by embedding criminally subversive subliminal messages into tame PowerPoints on things like theme and plot. The better to turn said adolescents into robotic …

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Things You Should Be Doing If You are Part of My Posse

I would just like to announce that Gangstas Kristin and Kathy are a couple of punks. Thanks to the conversation they kept dropping last night on The Twitter just before I went to bed, all I could think of today were old Soul II Soul songs. When I should have been paying attention to the …

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Redux

This morning during standardized testing it was dead quiet, with the silent sizzling of my students' synapses frying lulling me into a bored daze. The ding of an email alert lead me to my computer, where I found a message from one of my teaching teammates, Mr. Math, waiting: "Student on Probation's lojack ankle brace is buzzing. Mr. Curriculum …

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