Author Archives: jax2816

Just Around the Corner

While in Washington, D.C., for an annual meeting, I left the hotel a little early and went to my favorite coffee shop to pick up a chai latte (double dirty, baby) and some orange juice. Since I had the time … Continue reading

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Clarion Call

This is not the post I intended to write. For a variety of reasons, none of which have any need for exposure, I’m in an unusual headspace. My mind is completely filled with snatches of songs, lyrics and verses and … Continue reading

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#SaveTheEgos

Racism is cancer. It is cancer that impacts many people here in America. Lots of folks don’t even know they have it, but it’s there. Oh yes, it’s there. Most people by now are familiar with the analogy of Black … Continue reading

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The Type of PD I’d Like to See

Friends and Countrymen, it’s back to school time in these United States, and you know what that means…. Yes, the irrepressible posting of memes by teachers on social media decrying the typical welcome back events, including – but not limited … Continue reading

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Shining a Light

One of the things I find the most fascinating about attending the National Education Association’s Representative Assembly is how much knowledge the delegates gain while there that the average member “back home” doesn’t have, or even realize they are missing. … Continue reading

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The Rich Get Richer and the Poor Grow Old

Although I like to consider myself well-versed in budgetary and funding topics (well-versed for a lay person), there are definitely still some areas where I am learning the ins and outs. The Delaware estate tax is one of those areas, … Continue reading

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On “Thirteen Reasons Why”

Recently, Netflix began to air an original series called Thirteen Reasons Why, based on the novel/novella of the same name by author Jay Asher. Having read the book years ago, I pulled it back up on my Kindle iPhone app … Continue reading

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