On School Life & the Supreme Court – a quick update

Remember how at the end of summer I was super gung-ho about posting a "Learn->study->explain" post each week? Well, I think the fact that I haven't posted a single one yet 3 weeks into term shows you how much of a flop that whole plan was. Why haven't I posted one yet? I'm not really … Continue reading On School Life & the Supreme Court – a quick update

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Typhoon Mangkhut & Hurricane Florence – My problem with hanging “leopard signs”

Currently stuck indoors due to typhoon Mangkhut (also known as Ompong in the Philippines since they go by different names). It's a BIG one, Catagory 5 on the Saffir–Simpson scale (the highest the scale currently goes to) and a T10 warning has been called for the Super Typhoon in Hong Kong. Luckily, it won't pass directly over … Continue reading Typhoon Mangkhut & Hurricane Florence – My problem with hanging “leopard signs”

Day #11 – Why I commemorate Remebrance Day, not celebrate Veterans Day

So today marks the 99th anniversary of  World War I Armistice on November 11th, 1918 at 11 am (the eleventh month, eleventh day, eleventh hour). Since I don't have a way with words, I'll be including bits of War Poems here and there which I have always found to be incredibly powerful in humanizing the war … Continue reading Day #11 – Why I commemorate Remebrance Day, not celebrate Veterans Day

Day #9 – An Angry Letter of Complaint to a Bee (of all things)…

Dear Ingeborg “Apidae” Trunchbull the Bee, Yes, I know that isn’t your real name. In fact, since you are just a bee that lives around Centennial Garden I don’t even need to make one up for you. But I'm doing so anyway to make me sound less crazy when I am personifying and writing a … Continue reading Day #9 – An Angry Letter of Complaint to a Bee (of all things)…