Entries by John Cole

The WV Education Bill is Mostly Dead

Dropped off Steve at the groomers, and on my way home, I picked up a dozen donuts , a dozen paczki, some apples, and a case of bottled water and dropped it off at the teacher strike. By the time I got home, the bill was mostly dead: The West Virginia House of Delegates voted […]

Pray For Me I Am Dying

Steve has been sequestered in one of the guest rooms since six am when he woke me up for breakfast. I picked him up and loved on him like I normally do every morning before walking downstairs to feed him, but instead of putting him down and heading downstairs, I carried him into the guest […]

West Virginia Teacher Strike

A work action has been initiated today in West Virginia, and all county schools (save one) are closed because of a really bad education bill that the Senate is trying to ram through: A little less than a year since the start of West Virginia’s first statewide public school workers strike, leaders of the state’s […]

Monday Morning Open Thread

I’ve been kind of awol- the weather is shitty and I am run down and in a foul mood. Sorry for my absence (not that you noticed). Here is a peace offering: I have no idea what he is dreaming about but he has spent the last three hours alternating between chirping in his sleep […]