Category Archives: School

Leisure

He wants the best in schooling for his kid. She claims this place is good, although the scene did not promote the urge to learn, or rid her son of lassitude. What do they mean? By what forgetful fit are … Continue reading

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Textbook

Remember how they taught us history? They made us memorize assorted dates, built propaganda out of mystery, and forced curricula this student hates. But even dumpsites tend to hold some jewels – I learned to learn or else repeat mistakes, … Continue reading

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School Lesson

Don’t blame the school. It makes you seem a fool, and caps you as a foil and a dunce. That place was neither enemy nor tool for ripening – observe it right for once. Don’t search for good in your … Continue reading

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Field Trip on BART

We stop in downtown Berkeley, and the car is overrun by youngsters out of school. Invaders of the quiet – that they are – who tripping to the field obey the rule of buddies and the principal request: “You guys, … Continue reading

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Mattress Time

It’s mattress time again – the season when the sidewalks draw the sleeping pads outside. As if attractive law induces men to harken to some kind of pavement tide, they must assist their mattresses to move, to rest on edge … Continue reading

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Polymath

I used to read voraciously, and all of it was fictional, but lately I’m attracted to the study of the small details of hormones, and the marks of time on islands, and the history of thought. I don’t know what’s … Continue reading

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School (Part 3 of 3)

Then there’s my niece. She did fine in school. Oh there were behavior problems (she didn’t fall far from the family tree), but she attended the required counseling and she had understanding and support through it all at home. She … Continue reading

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