“The Lottery” Rabbit Hole

I spend more time than I should on social media every day. Every once in a while I stumble over something interesting that sends me down a rabbit hole. Today it was this: In 1948 Shirley Jackson “The Lottery,” all the villagers in a small town gather, collect rocks, draw names to decide whom toContinue reading ““The Lottery” Rabbit Hole”

Desmond Mpilo Tutu (October 7, 1931 – December 26, 2021)

Be nice to whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity. ~ Desmond Tutu If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate yourContinue reading “Desmond Mpilo Tutu (October 7, 1931 – December 26, 2021)”

On Being a Digital Bawse

Bawse is a human being who exudes confidence, turns heads, reaches goals, finds inner strenght, gets hurt efficiently and smiles genuinely- because they’ve fought through it all and made it out the other side. The double-handed praise was created for them. In a bawse world there are no escalators, there are only stairs. I amContinue reading “On Being a Digital Bawse”

Playing with Rush ~ A Practice Video

One of my goals is to teach someone else all I learn about digital storytelling. This school year I have been teaching my work sibling ~ BT ~ so he can pass the lessons on to his 7th graders in his media literacy class. Every student in our school, an independent school that services gradesContinue reading “Playing with Rush ~ A Practice Video”