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Graduation: Expense or Investment?

Today I attended the graduation of eight men (plus one who was already released) who took a course offered by Berkshire Community College at the Berkshire County House of Corrections.  They learned about landscaping.  I was one of the instructors; … Continue reading

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Death Penalty is not OK

Let’s make this clear right now. I flat out oppose the death penalty. This isn’t something recent. I’ve been against it for decades. Though some advocates for the death penalty will say it is a deterrent to crime, there doesn’t … Continue reading

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Commencement Where You Don’t Expect It

I finished teaching at the local house of correction a couple of weeks ago. Last Tuesday I attended the commencement ceremony for the ten men who went through the course. Berkshire Community College administered the program funded by a $15,000 … Continue reading

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My First Night in Jail

As if I don’t have enough to do, a few months ago I consented to teach a ten-week course on work force ethics at the local house of corrections.  (Probably at some point I should be shot with stupid pills … Continue reading

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