Author: M.L. Rousseau

Halloween Costume Fun

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Halloween – It’s always been my favorite holiday. What can I say? I get a kick out of being someone (or something!) else for a moment in time and love being creative with the concept. Coming up with a Halloween…

Advice to My 29-year-old Self

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In The Atlantic‘s daily newsletter on June 28, 2023, writer Elaine Godfrey, nearing her 30th birthday asked for advice from newsletter readers. It was perfect timing for a response from me. I’ve spent most of my life doing what I…

Vision for Education


A paradigm shift is desperately needed in education. Over the years, influential people* have pointed out that a standard educational curriculum designed to accommodate the Industrial Revolution no longer serves our students or society well. Yet here we are in…