Multi-award winning crime drama “Animal Kingdom” (Sony Pictures Classics, 2010) shines a focused light on the tension, turmoil, and tenacity of a family bonded by their familial investment . . . in criminal enterprise. Enter the Cody family, consisting of grandmother, three brothers, estranged daughter and her teenage son. Don’t anticipate a conventional family like … Continue reading Unleashing the Beast from Within: Movie Review of “Animal Kingdom”
What do we as a nation think of the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case? Here are recent posts from CNN’s website covering different aspects of the Trayvon Martin case. you know: what a good scapegoat for blacks to point at and cry racism. P41: Caucasians are liars, murderers, thieves, rapists, sodomites, false witnesses, blasphemers, gluttons, idolaters, … Continue reading Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman Redux: Are We a Nation Rhetorically at War with Itself?
A great mentor is one who asks you a question you never thought to ask yourself. Here is a reflection on her question about what it is like to work with school principals (a work in progress). My mentor Judith had us over for conversation and dinner a few months ago. A question she … Continue reading The Principles of Effective Principals