high school

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No to fairytales, yes to the Feria

I was never a princess-y little girl. By a certain age, I had developed an incurable aversion to anything pink or frilly. I loved to play dress-up, but more along the lines of wearing one of my mom’s old bridesmaid dresses (obviously not one of her favorites) and choreographing dances to Gloria Estefan songs; it … Continue reading »

Never too cool for school

Today I met a 12-year-old girl after my own heart. This girl, we’ll call her Pilar, just for anonymity’s sake. She is in one of my social studies classes and she sits in the front row, center seat. She’s a violent hand-raiser—you know the type, the kid whose arm shoots up before the teacher even … Continue reading »

A not-so-well-rounded liberal arts education

I’ve always been an English/social studies/humanities person. Clearly. You don’t need to know anything about me—other than that I have a blog—to infer that. How many mechanical engineers sit around getting introspective and think, “Oh my god I need to log into WordPress and articulate this idea before the thought escapes me”? I’m going to … Continue reading »

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