In which your faithful author eats bagged salad and Twizzlers and shares some life updates.
The history of home economics has drama. It has heroes. It has injustice—a lot. It even has a murder. But first: Thanks for your concern over my well-b…
When I began promoting The Secret History of Home Economics, I knew that everyone would ask me about practice babies. (And they have.) But I wasn’t exp…
The Illinois Teacher of Home Economics, ca. 1966, has some ideas for you.
Just a brief note because … it’s May 4. Happy Teacher Appreciation Day! And happy pub date for The Secret History of Home Economics! I am so thrilled b…
I’ve got … a lot going on here. The Secret History of Home Economics comes out in less than two weeks! But I wanted to answer a question from a friend …
Breaking my usual format for a quick few notes: Goodreads is hosting a giveaway of my book! Deadline to enter is March 28. Hence getting this email out…
Of all the places you wouldn’t expect home economists to work, prison might top the list. But that was retired Army drill sergeant Kyle Roberson’s work…
field reports from my book The Secret History of Home Economics Mass incarceration is an education issue. I’ve been on a tear about this lately, becaus…
field reports from my book The Secret History of Home Economics (I started this installment two weeks ago—whoops. I hope it will be a diverting read on…
field reports from my book The Secret History of Home Economics <shakes head vigorously, looks around> Well! Pardon the long silence. I started several…
field reports from my book The Secret History of Home Economics On Feb. 20, 1962, orbiting high above Nigeria in Friendship 7, John Glenn consumed the …