Ms. Herzog lost “dozens” of friends over the article, she said. She soon felt unwelcome at lesbian bars. She began to hesitate to give strangers her name. She felt like a “pariah” in her hometown, she said, and eventually moved out of Seattle to the Olympic Peninsula in Washington. “I’m very fortunate to have a job and be part of this,” he said. “I was doing little delivery jobs, just to get by with the bills, and was really close to being homeless.”
Instead, she said, the country is “choosing to listen to a powerful environmental lobby, campaigning against fracking rather than allowing science and evidence to guide our policymaking.” She isn’t wrong, but the nonstop vaudeville can get wearying. Some of her punch lines are so broad that they should be accompanied by a sad trombone. She describes the Puritans arriving to America “like a wet, smallpox-infected blanket to put a damper on all the fun” (genocide, amirite?). Lewis Carroll’s creepy overture to a young girl “starts to sound an awful lot like an invitation to a pool party at Roman Polanski’s.”Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days
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The artiste, of course, is this author, and the mommy is mine; it’s not quite the saccharine tale people expect of a cherished Yuletide memory, but it suits the dark sense of humor we share just fine. And, year after year, while we wipe tears from our eyes, having laughed so hard at the absolutely hideous ornament I made in the second grade, I’ve asked, “Mommy, why did you keep this terrible thing?” She has no good answer, but we’re both glad she did. — Mr. Cass offers one idea for a non-college pathway that includes a combination of traditional high school, a vocational program, a subsidized internship and paid work. What do you think of this model? If you were to design a high school that prepared students for the range of post-high school options, not just college, what would it look like? What classes, extracurricular activities, work opportunities and other resources would the school offer and why?Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days
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