Monthly Archives: November 2011

The Shot Goes Up….

Karen stood at the free throw line, all alone, except for a referee. Fans were lining three walls of the gym. Many fans in the stands, including her parents, were standing. One of her parents was busy saying, “Win or … Continue reading

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The Outsiders

So S.E. Hinton wrote a book for young adults called The Outsiders, in which gang members, the “Greasers,” try to reconcile where they fit into this world, especially a world that includes the “Socs,” the rival gang. (Greasers? Socs? Crips … Continue reading

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Cultural Field Studies -What a week!

Whew, two weeks ago, we had a doosie. It had been a week of ups and downs! I guess the experience of life in another culture at this present age is going to present new challenges. Two Mondays ago, Anisa … Continue reading

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