nonconformist triumphalism

(from an email to Kris-Stella) .. [the students here] are definitely higher skilled than the kids I was teaching in Boston, but  they are far more naive (esp. about aspects of life that are ‘sinful’ / forbidden: smoking, drinking, sex, drugs, etc.) and much less critical of dominant culture. the kids here generally are working within […]

how is school going?

i am trying not to miss new england in the fall: fresh apple cider from a local farm, county fairs with racing pigs and splendid chickens, crisp air, the descending colors of the leaves, fall produce at farmer’s markets, woodsmoke. it is getting cooler here and i appreciate wearing pants. school-wise, things are good: interesting, […]