DC (dot) nerd

Best practices

There are 2 training curricula for prospective foster parents that are used across the nation. One is called PRIDE, the other MAPP. (Actually PS-MAPP; the PS got added in the mid ’90s.) That parenthetical is a symptom of what I’m…

Endorsements

Well folks, tomorrow is the primary election here in DC, and I’m not fooling. (Ha ha ha. I’ll be here all night.) All the popular kids are blogging their endorsements, so I’m jumping on the bandwagon. I have two endorsements.…

Day 2 in the life

That’s it. I’m dropping out. Today’s day was interrupted by a wholly pointless meeting with our department chair. Working backwards through the story, I wish he had just returned my email suggesting the meeting with a “yep, you’re screwed, no…