Monthly Archives: December 2013

Sweltering heat, Frigid Winds


Finals are done, and I’m back home in Puerto Rico for the Winter Break. Coming back home is good. I’m still not accustomed to the change in temperature. Living in twenty-something degree weather (that feels like ten-something because of the wind chill) to the drastic eighty degrees with seventy percent humidity is… taxing. Nevertheless is […]

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Common Core Standards: Ten Colossal Errors


Originally posted on Brevard Teachers for Change:
The Business Roundtable announced last month that its #1 priority is the full adoption and implementation of the Common Core standards. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is likewise making a full-court press to advance the Common Core. Major corporations have taken out full-page ads to insist that the Common Core must…

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The French Smuggler: French Inspiration in Henk Badings’ Trois Chansons-Abstract


As part of my first semester in Graduate School, I had to enroll in a Graduate Research class supervised by Dr. Anita Hardeman. The abstract for my paper is the following: After the end of the Second World War, Henk Badings, a Dutch composer, wrote his Trois Chansons Bretonnes. Seen as the continuation of the […]

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Full Moon Lunacy


Originally posted on Source of Inspiration:
Last night I was a little crazy twirling in lunar madness beneath the star-spangled sky. I sang songs of love and danced my dance clothed in ringlets of cascading hair. Moon tides, menstrual cycles changing seasons, seeds sprouting flowers blooming, people dying, mare giving birth to a tiny colt…

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Grains of Sand


“To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour.” Auguries of Innocence, William Blake

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