Category Archives: Deconstruction

“Trying to find the right answer at any cost.”

((current status = up at 8am for Regents tutoring, none of my students showed up, and college seminar with 9th grade at 1pm…and found out they’re not going to get their field trip tomorrow, despite the improvements in their behavior. … Continue reading

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Row, row, fight the powah follow-up.

((current status = still reeling from Wednesday’s shoot-out and trying to figure out the best approach to this Gurren Lagann paper. CFP deadline: June 14. Amount of research I’ve done thus far: nothing. Talk about awesome.)) Today I’m supposed to … Continue reading

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We analyze things every day. Seriously.

((current status = if you go deep enough into the grading cave you’ll discover that it isn’t a cave at all, but the dank maw of a giant carnivorous beast. I’ve just hit the tonsils and am hanging on for … Continue reading

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Repost day: ‘Autobiography of Red’

((current status = sequestered in the grading cave)) Since I have zero time available to draft a full post right now (though I have plenty of lolpaper thoughts and thinking exercises percolating in my brain), have a repost. This one … Continue reading

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“We are like the dust of history being blown away.”

((current status = my life is moving, and I’m not in it)) When I start thinking about genocide and/or war, I go to the images first. Maybe this is so I can feel as though I’ve survived something. Reading the … Continue reading

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Row, row, fight the powah.

((current status = almost fully recovered and running late to pick up final portfolios, which I am really not looking forward to)) If you aren’t an Internet troll/Gurren Lagann fan, you have no idea what that means, so let me … Continue reading

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The Bang-Bang Club: Snapshots from a Hidden War

((current status = 1 tbsp melted honey + lemon juice + 1/4 cup rum + boiling water = quick-fix cold cure)) Authors Greg Marinovich and Joao Silva were members of the so-called Bang-Bang Club, a group of South African photographers … Continue reading

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