Tag Archives: Bill Gates

Chipping away at public education

I’ve seen how public education is being destroyed firsthand, and I can tell you that Bill Gates, Arne Duncan, Congress and presidents past and current are wrong about how to fix it. Instead of attempting to improve the underlying problems, … Continue reading

Posted in Education, Philadelphia, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

In Good Company

My nephew Jake, or Jake-o-rama, as I like to call him, is autistic. He was diagnosed when he failed to develop language skills at the appropriate age. Autism is a relatively new diagnosis, although it was first described in the … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Help Wanted: A Robin Hood for Today

BufferRecently, I ripped through three seasons of BBC’s Robin Hood. The fabulous thing about Netflicks: Watch Instantly is that you can see one after another, all free from commercial interruption, until you can’t sit still for another minute. I’ve always … Continue reading

Posted in Current events, Life, Politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment