WTF America? As a nation, we have lost our sense of humor. Any of the following sound familiar? Bosses who are politically motivated. Henchmen from Human Resources. A P.C. culture run amok. Perceived threats of litigation looming like boogie-men—er, my bad–boogie persons instilling lower-level supervisors with paranoia. Self-aggrandizing middle-management. Dr. Evil behind every corner. No, … More No Joking…Not a Tee, a Hee, or a Ha!
So we’re heading into drinking season–starting with Cinco de Mayo and rolling through Labor Day. Of course, for some of us, it’s always drinking season. But don’t let the foggy brain get the best of you. Writer’s block is often times a by-product of over-indulgence. Unless you’re Hemmingway. Or your liver is your bitch. But … More Freewrite Friday’s Funky Five – May 2017
The first time I heard the Latin phrase, in loco parentis, it was in response to my objections that the principal breathalyzed students as they walked into prom. I was in my twentieth year of teaching at the time.