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Jul 10 2012

Why I Love Museums

I have been back in Chicago, visiting friends and enjoying being in a city, for a week now. It’s been a bit of a culture shock, particularly as my eyes adjust to the color green again (and Chicago isn’t even all that green!). In some ways, everything is the same as the city I spent…

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Jul 01 2012


When you’re a young white lady teacher in a town that is used to young white lady teachers coming and going, there are days where you do not feel like a part of things. Days when kids are obnoxious, parents can’t remember who you are, and people look at you with a look that says,…

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