Tag: wtf

Why Armed Guards Aren’t the Answer

I ought to be doing about a gazillion other things, but people are being stupid on the internet. I must answer! Mustn’t I? Anyway. So the NRA, which really ought to know better, claims to think that armed guards in

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Four Rules and Why I Break Them

Four Rules and Why I Break Them

I should be editing, I know. And I will. But…well, think of this as me getting my brain going. Besides, some stuff is bugging me. 1. I’m supposed to think controlling, masterful men are hot. I thought we were past

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No Class, Just Education

No Class, Just Education

We had a WWII vet (a fascinating story-teller!) sharing his experiences. We had traditional Korean drummers. We had a Buddhist monk in yellow, from Thailand. We had Afghan people to talk about Afghanistan, and Nepali to talk about Nepal. We had people teaching origami and leading the kids in karaoke, and many, many more activities based on our global studies for this semester, Asia.

And I had parent after parent calling to ask if it was true that there were “no classes today.”

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Whoo, Crazy Parent Day!

Whoo, Crazy Parent Day!

It’s one of those ongoing, oft-repeating holidays. And wow, is it a fun one! “What I want is for the violin to be replaced, or for her to get an A in Orchestra and move on.” Never mind that the

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All or Nothing Again

All or Nothing Again

Latest high-fructose corn syrup study generates buzz, debate – CNN.com. (CNN) — Acolytes of “Food Rules” guru Michael Pollan and other well-meaning foodies who’ve made corn a scapegoat for the nation’s health crises have welcomed a new study from Princeton

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Never Heard a Whining Agent

Rachelle Gardner commented on her blog about the age-old question of whether agents hate writers. The usual internet shit-storm erupted, of course, although most people who bother to read an agent’s blog are there to learn, and show respect. Some

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I Just Don’t Get It

Interrupting the NaNo-blogging to say: I just don’t get it. WTF, Maine? How did gays ever hurt you? WTH, California? Just try getting by without your gays! WTFBBQ!!!! to my own state, where we have a frakkin’ BAN, just to

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