Baling Hay to Teaching English: #firstsevenjobs

#firstsevenjobs is the Internet meme that everyone's talking about. So here goes, my first seven jobs.


The Death of Robin Williams

His suicide is a sobering reminder of the significant threat to ourselves and our loved ones that the various forms of depression pose; and a lesson in the infinite value of introspection, self-knowledge and empathy.

Ten Songs of Liberty

I've chosen ten songs that brilliantly convey either the universal yearning for freedom or the frustration of life under government and freedom denied, or that decry government violence. They speak directly to my soul, and stir my instinctive urges for freedom and against violence. I hope they do the same for you.