Riding the Rails Without a Safety Net In the novel Bluesman, Lemuel enjoyed a transient life as a musician. Falling in love with the zealous late nights and early mornings inside Juke houses, filled to the rim with untamed woman, distilled spirits, and high stakes … Continue reading Vampires, Vagabonds, and Vagrants
7:30 in the morning, last night’s toke aroma still lingers in the air. And again, I resist my inherited hippie urges. Today needs to be productive like yesterday. My alarm went off an hour ago but I’m still not fully awake until I have a … Continue reading Life and Vegetarian Times at Richmond U
Step One: The Ambition The idea to provide non-perishable foods for impoverished students materialized while in the shower, of all places. The epiphany struck Gabby Shlyakh about the same time the aroma from her Dove’s Green Fig bar of soap triggered her olfactory senses. At … Continue reading Ambition and Quirk Drive Food into Hungry Bellies
(Guest Writer) Summary of events: Twitter getting at Patrice Brown for her attire in the classroom. The internet runs rife with claims about her outfits being inappropriate for the classroom, that her students will be distracted, and the notion that fathers will be lining … Continue reading #TeacherBae?
An Oxford University study detailed the likely hood that manned jobs will be replaced by computers and mechanization. And we’ve all seen the dystopian science fiction films about humans becoming obsolete and the ruthless efficiency of robots. So queue the maniacal string instruments. This got me thinking about … Continue reading Robotics to replace Jobs really soon.
In Amos’ bedroom he’s formatted everything within reaching distance of his bed. And sits down rather than stand because at 86 years old — after falling several times over the past year — needs a cane to balance his shrunken 5”2’ frame. But his driver’s license still … Continue reading War At Sea in the South Pacific
Interactivity makes news a visceral relationship with the audience. Events occur in real time at a personal level and the story evolves along with the people participating in it. In these moments, as stories are published, it ceases to be His-tory and becomes a collective Our-story.