Tuesday, April 28, 2009

The Nature of Dreams

Like many writers, I dream frequently and intensely (that is, when I manage to sleep).

Lately, though, I've been having a recurring dream that simultaneously leaves me excited in ways I cannot express in words and profoundly disturbed.

So what are dreams? The heart's greatest desire? Reflections of regret? Or just the psyche ejecting ballast in the only way it is capable?

Are Minorities Discouraged from Taking Upper-Level Classes?: The Elephant in the Room

As a public school teacher for sixteen years, I sometimes feel like I’ve seen it all. I’ve seen Standards come and go (and despite the brou...