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Nick Russell on November 18th, 2011

In her excellent blog today, author J.A. Jance had a post titled The Road Not Taken that talks about how her life might have been if she had been assigned to a different teacher for second grade at her little school in Bisbee, Arizona. For it was in that classroom that she discovered the wonders […]

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Nick Russell on August 22nd, 2011

I got an e-mail yesterday evening that really got me steamed, so I’m going to vent here, and if it offends anybody, so be it. Every year we hold two RV rallies for the readers of our Gypsy Journal RV newspaper, and a man wrote to tell me that he and his wife, and his […]

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Nick Russell on February 20th, 2011

Natalie Munroe, a high school English teacher from the Philadelphia area, has been suspended after it was revealed that she made posts in her blog describing her   students in unflattering terms. Among other things, Munroe called the kids in her classes “rude, disengaged, lazy whiners" and complained that they were out of control and believed […]

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Nick Russell on January 26th, 2010

I do not like censorship, whether it be in books, newspapers, or online. I’d like to believe that most people have the good sense to exercise common courtesy when posting comments on my blogs, and I give folks a lot of latitude in what they say. However, there comes a time when I must draw […]

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