Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Student of Bliss

Sasha considered the many options, the programs and catalogs of the various schools, those close to home, and those far away, and decided to become a student of bliss. Bright girl, she could have taken most any course of study. … Continue reading

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Terroir

Terroir[1] | Bob Shepherd             For Scott Fray Listen. In the gloaming, a dog is barking, a frog croaking. Ravens gather at the wood’s edge. Light thickens, And its very thickening invites you to attune … Continue reading

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from the Reformish Lexi-con

The idle Fool Is whipt at school. –from the first textbook published in the Americas, The New England Primer; motto of the Reformish movement in K-12 Education, also known as GERM–the Global Educational Reform Movement (Pasi Sahlberg’s term). Education Reform … Continue reading

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It’s about Time (a Catena)

   A brief tour of fascinating (and lunatic) notions that philosophers (and a few poets) have had about time.  The Mystery of Time “What then is time? If no one asks me, I know; if I wish to explain it … Continue reading

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