When my sixteen-year-old son begged to return to Cancun for a family vacation, I was not too thrilled. Cancun was the last place I wanted to go. We had already been to the same resort twice before. Finally, my son mentioned practicing his Spanish and doing an extra credit report for his level three Spanish class for the 2011-201 school year. Well, that idea sold me and my husband immediately booked our vacation to Cancun.
Off to Cancun we went. The first night at the…Continue
Added by Nicole Weaver on October 16, 2011 at 10:42pm — No Comments
I do not like spending too much time wallowing in things I have zero control over. Today I found myself knee deep in thoughts about a topic that sends chills up and down my spine. It is not my favorite topic, but after reading Carolyn Meyer’s book White Lilacs and an article about Darrel Brown, I felt compelled to write about my least favorite topic: Racism.
Reading Meyer’s book and the article about Darrel Brown forced me to think about my own experiences with racism. I…Continue
Added by Nicole Weaver on October 10, 2011 at 12:59pm — No Comments