I think it was George Carlin who said that inside every cynic there's a disappointed idealist. And don't I know it. At times, my wholehearted belief in something has been the beginning of that same belief's undoing; lean in too close to examine something and the entire weight of it might come … [Read more...]
The Difference Education Makes.
In a great many places in the world, education means being able to do more than simply survive. It is security, opportunity, and a way to lift whole families out of the poverty cycle. It means literacy, and the ability to advocate for oneself and one's community. Education is enabling. Poverty is a … [Read more...]