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A couple months ago, I told you about a pretty disturbing article by Dallas’ CultureMap that was the epitome of victim blaming. It was the case of Ryan Romo, a 19 year old high school student in an affluent area of Dallas, who was arrested for raping a younger student after a local concert. His lawyer has managed to keep a pretty good lid on the case, despite an uproar of local interest. The reactions to this case have been exceedingly disturbing, as can be seen by the…Continue
We’ve started watching The Walking Dead on Netflix. Perhaps we should have been watching with the kids. Especially after last night, when we were all taking a walk around the neighborhood and the kid turned to me and said, “I killed a deer. With my hands. Then, I drank it’s blood. And, I ate it. There was a lot of blood.” We all know about the kid’s…Continue
The first semester of Kindergarten is officially over for the kid. During the winter break he was begging to go straight into first grade, though I really doubt he understands what that means. This last semester has been a little painful for all of us. Aside from all the regular “my baby is growing up” issues on my part, the kid has had a constant problem of not getting his work done at school.
It’s not that he’s talking to other or playing. It’s not even that he doesn’t know what…Continue
A cover letter is the first impression someone will have of you. Whether the cover letter is for a resume or a manuscript or anything else, this is the one document that will set the tone of the relationship between you and the recipient individual or company. It is important to strike the right tone of conversational and yet still professional. Personally, I have played with cover…Continue