Yours = Shortcomings

Public School as Baby-Sitter

January 14, 2010

Surprisingly enough, this is not a rant about children being bused off to public schools every day. This is a rant about a homeschooling mom who’s using her local public elementary school as a baby-sitter for her six-year-old, twice a week. The woman posted that announcement, without apology or embarrassment, merely ISO info about “the […]

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Give Me a Union Man

January 18, 2008

A union man understands responsibility. Even if he’s not Mr. Dependable at home; at work, he knows that’s what it’s all about. Like the Hokey-Pokey. You learn it early or not at all. So I took great comfort in tonight’s visit from my former theatre union’s Business Agent. He brought some money, more freelance work […]

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The Island of Helpless Women

December 1, 2007

Any other time, that prospect would be a definite turn-on. But when faced with what could be over a decade (PreK-12th grade) on this uncharted desert isle, the XXX novelty wears off pretty fast. Believe me, when you’re trying to get something accomplished, you need Mary Anns, not Gingers. My current homeschool head shaking results […]

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Idiot Worms

March 20, 2007

I quit yet another homeschool group. Actually, I decided to step down from the Steering Committee to become “just” a member who does as much or as little as she wants and to show up or not at events. My problem is I expect everybody to be responsible and participate. Today. I don’t have years […]

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