It’s been a few months of teaching. The feeling of fear of kids looking at me is, expecting me to talk is pretty much gone. I have my lessons ready and they are on near autopilot. The bigger anxiety now is will my information be age-appropriate, will they like it, will they be engaged. You … Continue reading Teaching II: A few months later.
I watched the movie Cowspiracy and Seaspiracy and decided that my second month would be going vegan. Seaspiracy showed the effects of mass fishing industry on our oceans. Cowspiracy showed the effect of meat industry. Meat industry creates a massive amount of runoff, NO2, Methane, contributes to deforestation and water consumption. I always thought Vegans … Continue reading Month 2-Vegan, A Year of Sustainability
So I flew through England, during the pandemic, on British Airways. I don't recommend it, they are not very good about scheduling. We arrived in London from US ten minutes late and as a result, no one on the flight was allowed to get on the connecting flight. They told me later that sometimes flights … Continue reading England and British Air
I am a collector. I collected everything from gum wrappers to stamps, coins and tshirts, friends and memories. They are all "useful" to me, but one thing that I find useful that I think is useful to others are quotes. What I love about quotes is how there are never enough. Life is so tough … Continue reading Quotes 1.
How I started to read 20 pages a day and how it's been going over past six years.
In my city, there is a top wrestling team. They have won the city championship every year for nearly three decades. Every Master's finals, their team would line up against a hodgepodge of best wrestlers from across the county, and they would beat most of them. However, when they lost, the entire arena would erupt … Continue reading Why People Root for the Underdog
I look at the mirrorAnd flip through old photographsI look at my eyesAnd receding hairlineThe drooping pecsThe grey hairs on chinAnd chestAt this moment I am as ugly As I’ve ever beenI thought the sameA year agoAnd ten before thatAnd at the same timeRight now I look the best Than I ever will againAnd in … Continue reading At this moment
They are creators of Western Civilization. Nope, Anglo-Saxons were barbarians with zero civilization and little more than pillaging and killing while Greeks, Romans, Babylonians, Egyptians, Sudanese, Mayans, Incas, Indians and Chinese among others had true civilizations. The White neanderthals come 1492 still be running around in loin cloths raping and pillaging if not for the Romans … Continue reading 10 Myths White Supremacists Tell Themselves
Things may look dark But that just means That you're not facing light Turning around Is less then a step, But the time that it takes To stop and change course To those who walk straight Can feels like regress. But to turn around And progress in the right direction One must first stop And … Continue reading Sunchaser
Driven to Distraction (***) 324pOne of the seminal texts on ADHD with great input on adult ADHD, child ADHD on biology and techniques of how to deal with it as well as the information on the history and the many types of ADHD. A slow read but a good book to learn about the issue. … Continue reading Books of 2021