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Pot Simmers – #metoo

Welcome to the Pot Simmers! The Pot is what I make a habit of stirring; the Simmers are to make you think. I am always researching some topic or other, and finding all sorts of good articles on various topics. Some of them I share to social media, usually with a tibdit of my own.…

Home school vs. Public school

Every once in a while, I’ll come across a few articles detailing the troubles of public school and why it’s such a terrible thing. Sometimes they have good points, valid reasons. Often, they have terrible points, ones not based in objectivity, but in their own bias. I’ll write more about bias another day, but for…

A Determined Cyclist

He’s out there on the tennis court, only right now the court is empty. Its floor is scattered with leaves, and a light drizzle is falling. Yet still he’s out there, doing what he’s done nearly every day since summer.   I’m standing here with my warm coffee, watching out my back window, wondering who…

Into the world of special needs

Special needs. It’s a little world all in its own. Half in the “normal” world, half in the world of doctors, hospitals, and therapists. It’s a world where the smallest actions have ripples – a single step is progress, a low fever is worry. It’s been three years (!!!) since my daughter became “special needs.”…