How’s this for cause and effect? Participate in a SlutWalk, get photographed, get fired. That’s what happened to Theresa Illgen, a student teacher in Las Cruces, NM. More
When I was in middle school, there was this home economics teacher with big blonde hair and a very flat voice whom everybody believed had been in Playboy. In retrospect, I kind of doubt it; I’m pretty positive it was just a rumor started by bored preteens, but I remember it being so exotic and fascinating-sounding. It did not, however, remotely distract anybody from doing their work. More
No, I didn’t wear a plaid miniskirt. Because I was in college. And I was an adult. More
Did you think that being a teacher and moonlighting as a stripper began and ended with “Varsity Blues”? More
I’ve never been very good with people. I was shy growing up, and I have always been tentative about building relationships. Sometimes, I make snap judgments and I often come to the wrong conclusion about people’s intentions. Most of the time, these judgements are relatively small and harmless, and I’m able to carry on with nothing but my pride injured. Other times, the results can be much more damaging.
One particular event in high school forced me to realize this. More