Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Disturbing Realization (Kind of Gross...)

While driving into work this morning, I had a disturbing realization... Anyone that is my Facebook friend knows that I have an unfortunate tendency to hit squirrels, chipmunks, and even birds with my car. It's horrible, and I hate it, but I guess it's unavoidable when your daily commute is nearly two hours. Anyway, I've always kind of wondered whose job it was to dispose of the...well, the plethora of road kill. I found out this morning that, apparently, the job falls to Mother Nature... There were crows. A lot of crows. It wasn't pretty. I guess I'll leave it at that. I mean, part of me wishes there were special sanitation workers in charge of it. Hell, even the proverbial garbage truck rider. Nope. Crows. Ewwwwwww.

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...