Past Perfect
Archive for April 25th, 2011
Memorials to an Absent Past
Memorials to an Absent Past

After the group’s members published their first post (telling how each of us recalls first learning about a place called Greece, whether ancient or modern), our local coordinator, Vaia, sent us a message and proposed the topic of our second post. She wrote: “I was wondering what are you expecting to learn these three weeks, […]

What’s the Story, Wishbone?
What's the Story, Wishbone?

Wishbone. Yes, the tiny Jack-Russell Terrier on PBS that captured the attention of American third graders from 1995-1998 . Every single day after school I watched joined Wishbone on his many journeys through literary “classics.” Who else would come to mind but Wishbone when I was asked, “Where or from whom did you first learn […]