Tag: racism

  • Symbols (A controversial political post)

    I have a Confederate battle flag like this one. It used to hang on my wall, and at one time, shortly after we were married, it actually served as a living room curtain (that was because we were poor and couldn’t afford a curtain and the flag was the right size). I’ve owned this flag […]

  • Symbols (A controversial political post)

    I have a Confederate battle flag like this one. It used to hang on my wall, and at one time, shortly after we were married, it actually served as a living room curtain (that was because we were poor and couldn’t afford a curtain and the flag was the right size). I’ve owned this flag […]

  • Finding what you seek

    I’m currently listening to the audiobook of Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible, and I’m enjoying it a lot. I mentioned it to another teacher at school the other day and she said she’d tried reading it twice and couldn’t get into it. Then she added that at the time, other teachers were “passing it around […]

  • You find what you look for

    I’m currently listening to the audiobook of Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible, and I’m enjoying it a lot. I mentioned it to another teacher at school the other day and she said she’d tried reading it twice and couldn’t get into it. Then she added that at the time, other teachers were “passing it around […]

  • Warning: Political Rant

    I have been pinching this off for a long time now. Today, however, I made the mistake of reading the CNN Political Ticker blog, and many of the comment to this entry about Rep. Bill Posey’s (R-Fla.) proposal to require presidential candidates to submit their birth certificates when filing for office. The comments (read the morning […]