Who I’m Voting for and Why

When I was teaching, I spent very little time in the teachers’ lounge, usually eating lunch in my classroom while watching CNN or listening to the radio.  But that wasn’t always the case.  Early on, I spent many days with other teachers either listening to or joining their conversations.  One lesson I learned about the…

In Defense of Gay Marriage

this topic recently came up on someone else’s blog, so i thought i’d repost my essay from about 2 1/2 years ago, originally published by pikerpress.com.   Over the past few years, a great deal of money has been spent, efforts put forth, attention given, words spoken, words yelled, words cursed, and pain suffered in…