My First Post

I’ve always liked to write. At school, in my journals, letters to family and friends, it was just something that I liked to do. But writing for publication? Or for more than a letter grade or to communicate with my inner circle? Nah…there was always some excuse keeping me from even attempting to write for […]

Antigua Me Go

I liked Tim Duncan when he played basketball, but I found I really connected with him and his love of the Caribbean with his recent┬ápost in The Players’ Tribune “Don’t Forget About the Islands”about living through Hurricane Hugo when he was growing up on St. Croix. He personalized his home for his readers–St. Croix wasn’t […]

My Truth

Besides coordinating my Chicago neighborhood high school’s International Baccalaureate Programme, I also teach my school’s IB Theory of Knowledge course, which explores what we know through the different lenses of the arts, history, philosophy, mathematics, etc. Basically, it is a fascinating humanities class, which I enjoy teaching. After having everyone do identity charts where students […]