Thoughtful Thursdays, A short short emerging from song, and transportation

Stories are meant to transport us to other times and other places.  The audience for some of my more wacky story ideas, like this one, might need us to have a much more fully inclusive society for all of us.  I need someone to tolerate my short short trials!  🙂   Thank you for putting up… Continue reading Thoughtful Thursdays, A short short emerging from song, and transportation

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Sacred Study Saturdays, another Parashat Noah story, and language learning for empathy building

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This week’s Torah portion has been the 2nd portion, Noach and reminded me of a story I wrote, in a couple of different versions, a few years ago based on the Great Flood story. This image, btw, is an Islamic image of Noah’s Ark, which I found interesting. — Waves lapped at her breasts, the… Continue reading Sacred Study Saturdays, another Parashat Noah story, and language learning for empathy building

Sacred Study Saturdays, a Parashat Noah story, and language learning for empathy building

This week’s Torah portion has been the 2nd portion, Noach and reminded me of a story I wrote, and edited out a few paragraphs, a few years ago based on the tower of Babel story. — A friend told me that this story made her think of worker’s rights (she is an HR recruiter) in… Continue reading Sacred Study Saturdays, a Parashat Noah story, and language learning for empathy building

Mindful Mondays/ Turkish Tuesdays/Great Greek Wednesdays/Thoughtful Thursdays/French Fridays, Sacred Study Saturdays, Why “The 2nd of October is not to be forgotten,” and transit/Adulting ed/ libraries/ Health Care

The common good, or the general welfare, includes our neighbors, both to the south, en México, and elsewhere. (aka Adulting Education), must become more fully inclusive for all of us. (2k wds, aim…) – quote – So, it turns out that yz: Action Items: 1.) Search for two different sources related to the Holocene Epoch… Continue reading Mindful Mondays/ Turkish Tuesdays/Great Greek Wednesdays/Thoughtful Thursdays/French Fridays, Sacred Study Saturdays, Why “The 2nd of October is not to be forgotten,” and transit/Adulting ed/ libraries/ Health Care

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Monday or Thursday: constructivist ways: How Elmer Fudd might teach maths

How Would Elmer Fudd Teach Math? Elmer Fudd is a hunter. Most ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) and ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) diagnosed children are hunters, as defined by Thom Hartman in his series of books “Hunter in a Farmer’s World.â€� These children tend to change topics and interests often, moving their focus of attention,… Continue reading Monday or Thursday: constructivist ways: How Elmer Fudd might teach maths

French Fridays, when Frederick Bailey became Frederick Douglass

If today is a lesson in history, let it honor our Enslaved ancestors… — Here is where I am in my study of written Languagex this week! So, now my LanguageX is progressing, but . My notes thus far: –   rePaste!” – So, it turns out that …  More on my continuing striving with… Continue reading French Fridays, when Frederick Bailey became Frederick Douglass

Stop modern lynchings by learning languages, and getting ProBono Legal education for land owners

Some languages help us communicate, while other languages help us make things run smoothly. Computer languages and legal language are examples of the latter. To understand computer languages, one studies computer science, and to understand legal language, one studies the law and policies active in the state of residence. But not all of us have… Continue reading Stop modern lynchings by learning languages, and getting ProBono Legal education for land owners

Day 28/67 of GED in 5 Months, Equitable Love Triangles, and Adulting Education

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The skill of translating ideas into other terms, or of translating mathematical terms into social ideas, is a crucial part of Adult citizenship responsibility,  and is thus part of any democracy movement.   Understanding sets of power relationships is also a crucial part of being an Adult in a democratic society.  Mathematics helps with that, as… Continue reading Day 28/67 of GED in 5 Months, Equitable Love Triangles, and Adulting Education

Sacred Study Saturdays, Judges/Shoftim, and transit/Adulting ed/ libraries/ Health Care

  Parashat Shoftim / פרשת שׁוֹפְטִים Read in the Diaspora on 14 August 2021 (6 Elul 5781). . I taught a class on Parashat Shoftim and Community with a follow up on  this the next year in last week’s parashah at the DC Beit Midrash, some years ago.  The common good, or the general welfare,… Continue reading Sacred Study Saturdays, Judges/Shoftim, and transit/Adulting ed/ libraries/ Health Care

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Sacred Study Saturdays, Look/Re’eh, and transit/Adulting ed/ libraries/ Health Care

Parashat Re’eh / פרשת רְאֵה Read in the Diaspora on 7 August 2021 (29 Av 5781). I taught a class on this parashah at the DC Beit Midrash, some years ago.  The common good, or the general welfare, xyz on-going legal & financial pro-bono education (aka Adulting Education), must become more fully inclusive for all… Continue reading Sacred Study Saturdays, Look/Re’eh, and transit/Adulting ed/ libraries/ Health Care

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