Ir en Metro, o en Deuda? Take the Metro, or Take the Debt?

Click here for English… “ -Fuera lo espera un chófer con un coche oficial. -Gracias.Prefiero ir en metro. ” Como el subsecretario Salvador Martí del Ministerio del Tiempo, ojala que habîan màs funcionarios que nos darîan el buen ejemplo de usar los transportes publicos. A menudo, la falta de transporte publico llega hasta faltar lasContinue reading “Ir en Metro, o en Deuda? Take the Metro, or Take the Debt?”

Turkish Tuesdays, Arts/Media and Public Policy, and how Time Banks can help!

When I lived in Izmir, a Turkish TV spot shocked me: it showed an image of an elderly Black man, evidently homeless, sleeping in a stairwell directly beneath a sign that pointed up the stairs and read “White House” followed by the caption “Yorum Yok” or “No Comment.” This was about the same time thatContinue reading “Turkish Tuesdays, Arts/Media and Public Policy, and how Time Banks can help!”

– HS in 5 Months, Day 20: WiP planning and smart alec exponents, 12020HE, and Happy Sukkot!!

A simple use of spreadsheets (see 2nd column in grid below…) to plan large projects (after Sukkot is over -finish building that sukkah & Chag Sameach!!), like a WorkInProgress, how to be a correct smart alec in math or Social Policy class (see below…): Day20 Lesson Plan as PDF, March 6, 12019 HE Scheduling example:Continue reading “– HS in 5 Months, Day 20: WiP planning and smart alec exponents, 12020HE, and Happy Sukkot!!”

Moody Mondays: Take the Metro, or Take the Debt? Ir en Metro, o en Deuda?

Click here for English & Action Items (below Spanish)… “ -Fuera lo espera un chófer con un coche oficial. -Gracias. Prefiero ir en metro. ” Como el subsecretario Salvador Martí del Ministerio del Tiempo, ojala que habîan màs funcionarios que nos darîan el buen ejemplo de usar los transportes publicos. A menudo, la falta deContinue reading “Moody Mondays: Take the Metro, or Take the Debt? Ir en Metro, o en Deuda?”

Weeks, Languages, Loans, Aladdin, and Elisha?

As we come up to the holiday of שָׁבוּעוֹת Shavuot, for the seven weeks, or 50 days counted down between Passover and Shavuot, we naturally think of the pleasures of staying up all night long to study languages, er, em, that is, to study Torah, in our Biblical languages of Hebrew and sometimes also Aramaic,Continue reading “Weeks, Languages, Loans, Aladdin, and Elisha?”

– Ir en Metro, o en Deuda? Take the Metro, or Take the Debt?

Click here for English… “ -Fuera lo espera un chófer con un coche oficial. -Gracias. Prefiero ir en metro. ” Como el subsecretario Salvador Martí del Ministerio del Tiempo, ojala que habîan màs funcionarios que nos darîan el buen ejemplo de usar los transportes publicos. A menudo, la falta de transporte publico llega hasta faltarContinue reading “– Ir en Metro, o en Deuda? Take the Metro, or Take the Debt?”

– Paran yok mu? Tutsağı olabilir… No money for Medical Bills? You could be jailed…

Click here for English… “ -Ne olacak şimdi peki? ” Nazlı, Yunanistan’a uygun visa’le olmadan için tutsağı oldu, ama aynı şey bir ABD vatandaşı başına gelebilir… “ -Well, now what’s going to happen? ” Nazlı is behind bars for arriving in Greece without the proper paperwork, but the same thing can happen to a USContinue reading “– Paran yok mu? Tutsağı olabilir… No money for Medical Bills? You could be jailed…”

– How the Arts/Media and Public Policy influence one another, and how Time Banks can help!

When I lived in Izmir, a Turkish TV spot shocked me: it showed an image of an elderly Black man, evidently homeless, sleeping in a stairwell directly beneath a sign that pointed up the stairs and read “White House” followed by the caption “Yorum Yok” or “No Comment.” This was about the same time thatContinue reading “– How the Arts/Media and Public Policy influence one another, and how Time Banks can help!”

– The Bright side of PTSD: become a Body Guard?

Smells, noises or lights can suddenly awaken some of us, and refuse to let us sleep until identified. Long-lasting childhood traumas can leave your Inner Child reluctant to come out from under the coffee table. Some ideas, illustrated by examples from historical and fictional sages, may help your Inner Parent to teach safety and trustContinue reading “– The Bright side of PTSD: become a Body Guard?”

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