A Snake of Good-Intentions/Art Show!

written September 14, 2013   This morning I was at a Walk for Farm Animals in Tower Grove Park.  The total good that we supplied to the world may be debated, the participants on the whole probably felt they were making a difference.  Many holding signs and others giving (friendly) chants, we were a snake…

The Island Within A Maze

written April 21, 2012   One of biggest surprises of teaching so far is that I really enjoy being in what they call “behavioral rooms.”  These are sparsely populated classes that are somehow deemed temperamentally unfit to be in regular classrooms, who all work at a lower level.  What is perhaps most rewarding, in an…

Home Away From Home

written April 19, 2012     I’ve been on a home hunt for about a week.  The Gallery on Washington,  a St. Louis apartment complex on the admittedly dodgy far-east side of the tony Central West End neighborhood, was my first track.  I found a picked-over efficiency apartment carcass for over $700 (large enough for…