Daily Archives: January 2, 2018

We Have All Been Here Before

I know that history (and yes, we’re soaking in history right this very second) comes in cycles. I find this comforting when my government seems to be having a breakdown, and some of my fellow citizens have forgotten the basics … Continue reading

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Within My Teaching Box – the magic of the Middle Ages

There are several pottery fragments in my teaching box. They always make students dream. The students’ eyes become greedy and they want to take these sad scraps home. They’re shy about touching them, even though these fragments are probably the … Continue reading

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