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Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings by Margarita Engle

Margarita Engle’s lyrical writing transports the reader to the days of the Cold War and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Seen through the eyes of her memory w can see how deeply Cuban-American were, and still are affected by this standoff. 9 more words

Book Review

Ice Cream Sunday

A funny story for the world today:

I went to get ice cream in my hometown today. I couldn’t decide if I wanted oreo or cookie dough. 254 more words


Please read: addressing an ongoing issue of harassment

I know this is unusual for me, but I have to say something completely serious. I also need to say upfront that if, during the course of reading this, you realize you know who I’m talking about DO NOT NAME HER. 1,296 more words


See Me After Class: Advice for Teachers by Teachers by Roxanna Elden

Required reading for the teacher mentor program I am involved with, this was a quick read with some good information, some bad. I probably would have liked this more if I read it earlier in my career. 24 more words

Book Review

San Francisco and Dating in the Digital Age

Today, chances are 80% of your conversations transpire through your mobile devices. Instead of dropping off a letter to the Post Office to be delivered a couple of days later, now you can do it instantly with an email. 482 more words

Ghellie Pilapil

The ABC Open Community

ABC Open is a wonderful community I’m proud to be a part of. It “is real stories made by real people from all around Australia”. Every month new projects are set to inspire the community. 90 more words

Living A Creative Life

Cricket: My Bipolar Life

Shades of lavender, Kelly green and cobalt blue color the strands of Clare’s short-cropped hair. She likes vivid hues; it was once hot pink, and before that, more subtle streaks of color. 2,155 more words

Mental Illness