We have wrapped up the 2016 winter ecology field schedule!
It was a collage of cold and ice, mud and muck, hard work and wondrous moments.
People tell me that there are images of these thing on the Facebook.
I've gone to the library to ask for this book, but they don't have it.
the images are also stored in hundred of living, growing minds,
of kids and parents and teachers.
all of you who helped make this mobilization happen.
We are prepping for the Spring trips,
prepping for the coming of spring,
we are singing,
and doing art,
and doing our best to make this life a good one.
In that spirit,
read the film review below by my beloved partner Debbie.
It is all powerful and mind opening,
but the parts about education are.....
Go see this film before it disappears into the void.
Where Should We Invade Next?
Pete and I just saw "Where should we invade next?" – Michael Moore's
latest documentary – and it is inspiring, emotional, surprising, funny,
and awful. Despite it's title, it is not a rant about all the aggressive
campaigns the U.S. has been involved in; instead, it is about bringing
back to the U.S. all the best ideas of other countries.
If you don't see any other movie this season, please go see this film if
you are interested in: health care for all Americans; excellent and equal
access to education for our children; good food; fair treatment of working
people and how it can still work to profit corporate stock holders;
leadership of women and how it impacts the world; MORE TIME OFF from the
daily grind and what to do with that time; humane treatment of the
It is only playing Monday through Thursday at the Music Box this week at
4:30 and 9:45PM. It is also at the Century 12 in Evanston. For those of
you who are out of town, keep your eyes open. It will almost certainly be
at an independent-type theater near you.
Believe me, it will make you laugh and cry and think about how life in the
"good ol' USA" could be better.
With hope and love,