Talking Paragraphs Podcast 112: Guess the Hallmark Valentine’s Day movie plot

Ideas to be discussed by a haggard middle school teacher and a man a reader for the local Gannett Outlet Store once called “the mouthpiece of Big Ag:” 1. The singularity approaches. 2. Jimmy Kimmel is going to ruin my favorite Twitter account  3. Which sucks more: “That 90s Show” or “Velma?” 4. All drive-throughContinue reading “Talking Paragraphs Podcast 112: Guess the Hallmark Valentine’s Day movie plot”

Talking Paragraphs No. 111: ‘Laser-guided podcasting’

Topics of minor importance discussed by a Des Moines teacher and Memphis accountant. For some reason, the embed isn’t working and I don’t have time to figure it out. I blame WordPress. Why not? What are they going to do? Here’s the inelegant link. https://anchor.fm/talkingparagraphs/episodes/111-Laser-guided-podcast-e1tvvht/a-a8j85b3

Des Moines gang killings: ‘Blood for blood until everyone is dead’

There are so many reasons you should know Will Keeps. You should know him as a survivor of child sexual abuse by his stepfather. He survived with the kind of scars you can’t see. You should know him as a survivor of gang life. He witnessed a murder. A gang member put a gun toContinue reading “Des Moines gang killings: ‘Blood for blood until everyone is dead’”