Monthly Archives: October 2010

Restoring Sanity One Civic Ritual At a Time

Couldn’t make it to Washington today, much as I’d like to. As Jon Stewart said when they announced the rally, probably most of us who’d liked to have been there wouldn’t come because we have lives. For us, that was … Continue reading

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The Forever Blog

Goodness, is it that long since I’ve posted? Time flies when you’re buried under committee meetings. Given that it’s been a while, I should talk about blogging itself. I’m occasionally asked by colleagues how I manage to find the time … Continue reading

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Goodnight to Goodnight Moon?

The NY Times says that the picture book for children is disappearing, largely because so many aspirant middle-class parents are pushing their children aggressively towards reading chapter books early in life, and receiving some endorsement in this move from teachers … Continue reading

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