ElectionsVote A very well established axiom of managing a classroom is that education does not work until behavior succeeds.   That is true – you can’t learn anything when you just let yoursel(more..)


ElectionsVote A very well established axiom of managing a classroom is that education does not work until behavior succeeds.   That is true – you can’t learn anything when you just let yoursel(more..)


ElectionsVote One of the reasons why I am increasingly working on published fictional stories instead of published essays is that a parable historically has a softer impact than a lecture.  I might have writte(more..)


ElectionsVote I have heard that Los Angeles County has more museums than any county in America – Our L.A. territory literally has hundreds and hundreds of museums.  Knowing all the good young studen(more..)


ElectionsVote Military museums are nothing new for California – there are in fact over a dozen of them.  But it would be new for the Santa Clarita Valley.  It was in the course of planning for the u(more..)


ElectionsVote Once upon a time there was a grand old party named the Republican Party.  It seemed its holy purpose was to stamp out centrism everywhere, whether it is in Moscow or in Havana or in Peking or in (more..)


ElectionsVote Being a daughter father, I have always hoped the annual Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival would add a subtitle to its logo that would say something like, “And Cowgirl Festival, Also.” &nb(more..)


ElectionsVote I may as well tell you at the outset that there will be no little red school houses being built these days.  In fact, the bigger-than-life school houses being built today are practically a reacti(more..)


ElectionsVote My first experience of a wall that specifically designed to divide neighboring people goes back to 1968.  The wall in this case was put up to divide at their respective city limits the generally (more..)


ElectionsVote There is a story from out of the year 1990 that somehow keeps getting into my head.  From out of political exile, a loud blustery Russian named Boris Yeltsin was coming into power in the Soviet U(more..)