Where Voice Meets Agency

Good ideas don't lose their relevance because we get older.

Goodbye H-Town

Goodbye H-Town

July 18, 2018

“I’m not walking away from here with a bunch of things I still need to declare…” -Bane On Saturday, I will depart Houston to pursue a new teaching position in South Lake Tahoe, California.  Yes, I’m moving to the Sierra Nevada Mountains!  While I lived in between three mountain ranges during my stint in Arizona, […]

Whenever possible, try repairing instead of replacement

Whenever possible, try repairing instead of replacement

June 17, 2018

There’s a good chance that a lot of what we own will one day end up in a landfill  somewhere and take years to degrade (click here and here for tables on the amount of time).  I’ve often wondered about all of the e-waste that we produce on an annual basis.  What happens to the […]

Dismissing people only fuels anger

Dismissing people only fuels anger

April 22, 2018

After years of controversy, the Texas State Board of Education unanimously agreed to adopt a high school Mexican-American studies course, but then nine members voted to change its name from “Mexican-American Studies” to “Ethnic Studies: An Overview of Americans of Mexican Descent.”  While this might appear rather innocuous, the decision speaks to a much deeper […]