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Why I Wrote SadGirl; Why I Love Theatre

Tonight my second play in two years, The Adventures of SadGirl: Superheroine goes up at the West End Theatre in Quincy, CA. I thank the theatre from the bottom and top of my heart for allowing me to put on … Continue reading

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I Hate This Book, Ms. Garcia

I hear this …quite a good deal. Unfortunately way too much. I assign a book for my community college students to read and they say, “I hate this book, Ms. Garcia.” Sometimes they say things like, “I don’t like this; … Continue reading

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The Last Semester Begins

Tomorrow morning will more than likely start the last semester of my teaching career. Technically I am too young to retire. But sometime last summer I realized that it just doesn’t matter that I’m an excellent teacher anymore. I’m not … Continue reading

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When It All Comes Together

You are not supposed to have favorite students.  Almost every student is my favorite student. What does that mean? Often people ask me why I teach. I think people approach community college teachers with trepidation. How come they aren’t at … Continue reading

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