Daily Archive: February 15, 2013

Friday Night Jukebox: Muse

In the past few months, I haven’t been writing nearly as much as I would like. There are a number of reasons for this, but sometimes it just comes down to writer’s block. Recently,...

How Much Liberty Is Too Much?

Edited add: gCaptain has another great post about the testimony at the Bounty hearing. This passage jumps out: When she wasn’t at the pier – because she didn’t carry passengers for hire – Bounty...

A Catechism of War

Are we at war? Yes. We are at war. Who is our enemy? Al Qaeda is our enemy. Is al Qaeda a nation-state? No, they are not. What is al Qaeda? Experts have described...

Russia Gets One Of These Every Hundred Years Or So

So a meteor struck in the middle of a town in southern Russia yesterday. The Beeb has some pretty cool video. Well, it wasn’t very cool if you were one of the people who...

Teaching Social Norms, Part 3

This is the third in a series of posts where I will explore the interesting phenomenon that is teaching social norms.  As an early childhood educator, I am tasked with far more than teaching...

Friday Jukebox: Nina Simone’s “Sinnerman”

Sinnerman by Nina SimoneWatch this video on YouTube There’s too much to say. I’m gonna have to bullet point this: -This is Nina Simone’s “Sinnerman.” It is the greatest song ever recorded. -I know,...