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The Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher

When kids can get their lessons from the Internet, what's left for classroom instructors to do?<p>Whenever a college student asks me, a veteran high-school English educator, about the prospects of becoming a public-school teacher, I never think it’s enough to say that the role is shifting from …

Teaching

Playful Photo Booth Portraits Showcase Adoptable Dogs' Sweet Personalities

There's no shortage of pets that need a good home, but how do you best show people that their new pal is waiting for them at the shelter? The Humane Society of Utah has an ingenious way of enticing potential owners to adopt homeless dogs. Photographer Guinnevere Shuster captured the pups' colorful …

Book idea: a dog named Maddie who stands on things?

Book idea: a dog named Maddie who stands on things?

New boots

New boots

Had to come see about this new baby named Miles my sister keeps talking about…..I’m an Uncle! 🙉

Had to come see about this new baby named Miles my sister keeps talking about…..I’m an Uncle! 🙉

Summer in the city 🌊

Summer in the city 🌊

Ron the Swan ☀️

Ron the Swan ☀️

Maddie got some new kicks

Maddie got some new kicks

Party Underground In Paris' 'Ghost Stations'

As if Paris wasn't already enviable enough. One mayoral candidate for the world's most romantic city has just unveiled a proposal to turn Paris's eleven abandoned Metro stations into fabulous cultural venues, ranging from nightclubs to theaters to public swimming pools.<p>Politician Nathalie …

Made in Italy: Venice

“This story of Italian artisans is one of valuables and values” writes Isabella Brega, author of the following article adapted from <i>Traveler</i>‘s Italian edition, <i>Touring</i>. The hallmarks of this artisanal tradition—creativity, innovation, craftsmanship—go back at least 3,000 years, to when Etruscans …

When in Paris, you really must …

<b>Eat like a local</b><p><i>From Mireille Guiliano, the author of French Women Don't Get Fat. Her latest book is Women, Work & the Art of Savoir Faire</i><p>Do something the locals do: Head to rue Mouffetard to one of the oldest street markets in the City of Light and shop for a delicious lunch of good breads, wine, …

A guide to the eateries of France

There's a vast number of eateries in France. Most have defined roles, though some definitions are becoming a bit blurred. Here's a quick guide:<p>Auberge<p>An <i>auberge</i> (inn), which may also appear as an <i>auberge de campagne</i> or <i>auberge du terroir</i> (country inn), is usually attached to a rural B&B or small hotel …

Paris' Notre Dame turns 850

In the year of the Parisian cathedral’s 850th anniversary, a look back reveals religious upheaval, a dare-devilish high-rise artist and a grisly pack of wolves.<p>Zut alors! Angélique-Françoise, Antoinette-Charlotte, Hyacinthe- Jeanne and Denise-David have been ceremonially cast from the towers of …

Where to eat in Paris if you only have 48 hours

For traditional French croissants or other pâtisserie, try Boulangerie Eric Kayser, which produces their own yeast in-house. Breakfast in America, …

Paris for romantics

The death of the French baguette?

Consumption of the Gallic staple is in steady decline, resulting in a national campaign to get the country back to the bakery.<p>Bread is a staple of French gastronomy, but due to a decline in baguette consumption, the French Bakers’ Lobby has launched a campaign to get people eating more loaves.<p>The …

From skulls to sewers: the darker side of Paris

Paris basks in its reputation as a glittering capital of fashion, art and culture – but it also has the power to bewitch visitors with more macabre sights.<p>Peer behind the glamour of the French capital to discover the best of its underground wonders and grisly history.<p>Les Catacombes<p>Beneath Paris’ …

Parisian cafes: Now with cats?

Inspired by the enchanting Japanese concept, the first cat cafe has opened in the Marais – but with a distinctly Gallic flavour.<p>France’s very first cat cafe has opened, bringing the enchanting Japanese concept that combines food and felines to Paris’ Marais neighbourhood.<p>Le Café des Chats, which …

Paris holidays,Restaurants,Budget travel,Travel,France holidays,Restaurants,Life and style,Food & drink,Top 10s,French food and drink<p>Paris is home to some of the world's finest – and priciest – restaurants. But a new breed of affordable places to eat means the budget traveller needn't feel hard …

nom nom nom!

nom nom nom!<p>(re-do of an old favorite + Ps don’t actually feed your dog this much bacon ok? 😉)

I’m about to make a controversial statement….Heart Coffee has the best macchiato in Portland. Boom!

I’m about to make a controversial statement….Heart Coffee has the best macchiato in Portland. Boom!<p>Southbound y'all!

Ryoichi Kurokawa

SF, CA

SF, CA

Classic Maddie on Things

Classic Maddie on Things

Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge

“I do what I want!” - Maddie🐶

“I do what I want!” - Maddie🐶<p>PS! If you’re in Portland come say hi tonight (10/1) @ Broadway Books @ 7pm OR in Seattle on 10/8 @ University Bookstore @ 7pm

Maddie is getting new eyeglasses today! 👀🙈

Maddie is getting new eyeglasses today! 👀🙈

Feed me🐻

Feed me🐻