Teach Me English

Louis C. K. has an insightful comedic bit about being a white, middle-aged, English-speaking, American male. He discusses the uncomfortable intersection of guilt about having all the unearned privilege each of these identifiers offers him while simultaneously being grateful for having them. He admits that, if he was given the choice, he would certainly choose to have them again. Who wouldn’t? Why would one choose less power? … Continue reading Teach Me English

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Hodge-Podge Post One

It’s been too long since my last post!  And since I don’t have a specific topic that I want to report on about life here these days, consider this the first ‘odds and ends’ or ‘bits and pieces’ or ‘this and that’ blog entry. Weather Report:  After a two week stretch of very hot weather, the last couple of weeks have been cooler temperature-wise.  In … Continue reading Hodge-Podge Post One