• You may say my life is exciting…
  • Roasting a marshmallow on a stick…
  • I’m multilayered…
  • That explains so much…
  • Everything is fine
  • Kiss me…
  • Trainer Tips
  • Dear 6…
  • Becoming real
  • Too late, I can’t be saved…
  • Emoticons
  • Just… just one more
Comments
  1. Helen Orr

    6:07 pm

    I remember being bused as a kid (very violent time, forced busing) and even at 11 thought that if one of the points of putting us all together was to build bridges, they would get a lot further every day if they didn’t do the stupid “black/white” count in homeroom. yep, that’s what it was called. I understand that they needed to show they were in compliance with the law, but seriously, to say to a bunch of 6 graders “We want you to be colorblind and not notice any differences – which in reality were more economic than skin based, because we had black kids in the burbs too, they just came from the same economic background we did – but while you children are busy “not noticing” this skin color thing, we’ll just announce we are doing the “black/white” count and have one of you run it up to the office when we are done….