My time in education

As you know, my time in education has spanned all grade levels—from elementary through college—and in the end, middle school is where I landed. Believe it or not, I was thrilled to teach seventh grade. Seventh grade is an incredible year of transition for students. Watching them really …

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A List Weddings

We are living in a dark time. In days past, French peasants would dress in gaily torn rag ensembles and steal glimpses of glorious royal weddings; England’s Henry VIII staged elaborate plays for his lucky wives and subjects, with him as the star; and Stalin produced riveting show trials …

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The Art Of Lie Fascinates

The art of lie detection fascinates many people, especially those of us that work in the police, military, and courts. Since the classic lie-detector machine, the polygraph, is often unreliable, people conducting research into lies have spent a lot of effort on identifying the signs that could reveal a lie …

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