Day 6 of GED in 5 months, serfs vs. slaves

Adulting is about getting better and better at distinguishing fine details, and understanding why those details are important.   One of the key details of Phase I of the Four Freedoms movement is the Adulting skill of finding information on local laws that affect your status, like a serf being free after one year and a dayContinue reading “Day 6 of GED in 5 months, serfs vs. slaves”

Sacred Study Saturdays, Aaron as Watson Reparation, and extended Adulting

The common good, or the general welfare, requires that Adults see the need for restitution, or other kinds of reparation to restore trust,  as earlier generations saw in the book of Exodus.  Those two types of repairing go hand in hand with our need, today, to become a more fully inclusive society. The first reparationContinue reading “Sacred Study Saturdays, Aaron as Watson Reparation, and extended Adulting”

Mindful Mondays, using past pain, and Adulting as racial sensitivity work

So, why bother: Why work and walk, when being who you were born still hurts?   1994 Baltimore, when I had finally secured the protection of a job at Space Telescope Science Institute, and was trying to make friends with co-workers, and forget my origins: “There are people here who will not want someone who looksContinue reading “Mindful Mondays, using past pain, and Adulting as racial sensitivity work”

MonDay 6 of GED in 5 months, serfs vs. slaves

Adulting is about getting better and better at distinguishing fine details, and understanding why those details are important.   One of the key details of Phase I of the Four Freedoms movement is the Adulting skill of finding information on local laws that affect your status, like a serf being free after one year and a dayContinue reading “MonDay 6 of GED in 5 months, serfs vs. slaves”

book review, languages, and family history as self-Health Care?

Here is what language-learning and family history research can do for your health: perspective… -History of Black Slavery in Puerto Rico, by Soler: Historia de La Esclavitud Negra En Puerto Rico by Luis M. Soler This extensive and not easy to read, but well worthwhile history of slavery in Puerto Rico, shows the importance notContinue reading “book review, languages, and family history as self-Health Care?”

Sacred Study Saturdays and Hallowe’en as a former slave might have seen it

This week has been Parashat Lech Lecha (Go, You; or literally: Go to yourself!).   So, also related to the question of slavery as we see in this week’s Parashah, below, my wip research is progressing, but I keep thinking of the verses where the newly freed Children of Israel are commanded not to returnContinue reading “Sacred Study Saturdays and Hallowe’en as a former slave might have seen it”

– Day 35/67, High School Equivalency in Five Months: End of week 9/18

Week Nine: Day 35 Lesson Plan, Week 9, Thursday, 1 November, 2018 Grammar: plural nouns ending in ‘f’ Math: Area of a circle Day 35 Exit Tix All of the lesson plans can be found for All Weeks: 1-18, here…… My #historical #fantasy #WiP shows a man striving to save his family, at any cost.Continue reading “– Day 35/67, High School Equivalency in Five Months: End of week 9/18”

– Day 34/67, High School Equivalency in Five Months: Middle of week 9/18

Week Nine: Lesson plan, Day 34, Wk 9, Wednesday, 31 October, 2018 Grammar: semicolons and colons How to find the height of a triangle Math: Circles and Pi See Computer Model with today’s reading Day 34 Exit Tix All of the lesson plans can be found for All Weeks: 1-18, here…… My #historical #fantasy #WiPContinue reading “– Day 34/67, High School Equivalency in Five Months: Middle of week 9/18”

– Day 33/67, High School Equivalency in Five Months: Middle of week 9/18

Week Nine: Day33Wk9Tuesday30October2018 Grammar: coordinating conjunctions Math: Area of polygons on a grid/coordinate plane Day 33ExitTix All of the lesson plans can be found for All Weeks: 1-18, here…… My #historical #fantasy #WiP shows a man striving to save his family, at any cost. Social Justice Action Items: read and share this previous related postContinue reading “– Day 33/67, High School Equivalency in Five Months: Middle of week 9/18”

Day 32/67, High School Equivalency in Five Months: Start of week 9/18

Week Nine: Monday, 29 October, Day 32 Lesson Plan Grammar: Essay Writing -keep working on your Introductory Paragraph Math: Drawing polygons in the coordinate plane Day32ExitTix All of the lesson plans can be found for All Weeks: 1-18, here…… My #historical #fantasy #WiP shows a man striving to save his family, at any cost. SocialContinue reading “Day 32/67, High School Equivalency in Five Months: Start of week 9/18”

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