Monthly Archives: July 2014

Advice to Bride and Groom

Advice from Bonnie Schupp (me) and David Ettlin (my husband) to bride and groom. We have been married for 34 years so we have had time to test out this advice!……  Advertisements

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Education Reform Wears Blinders – Part 1

Dr. Bonnie J. Schupp, retired educator, taught in Baltimore City, Annapolis and Pasadena, Maryland. Youth Dreamers display at Artscape © Bonnie J. Schupp 2014 Trends come and go Sadly, our culture has become one with short-attention spans spurred on by … Continue reading

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Education Reform Wears Blinders – Part 2

A look at the American education system and the testing issue: The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How Testing and Choice are Undermining Education, by Diane Ravitch, 2011 by Basic Books, New York. There is an … Continue reading

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Camera Lens Incites Paranoia

The lens incites paranoia. In the past 40 years or so, I have experienced other people’s paranoia because I shoot lots of photos–innocent and not intrusive or pornographic, mind you.This paranoia seems to be growing with the ubiquity of cameras … Continue reading

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Mosquito Pool Update

Mosquito nursery site in Pasadena This is the third summer that my next door neighbor has been breeding mosquitoes. The first and second years, other concerned neighbors on my block added bleach to the pool to try to kill mosquito … Continue reading

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