Civil Rights and Rock and Roll Journey


I returned this afternoon from chaperoning a field trip through Montgomery and Birmingham, Alabama and Memphis, Tennessee. I am tired and have a lot to do to prepare for school tomorrow, but if you are interested in my trip, you can learn more at my education blog.

We had two medical problems — one student’s diabetic injection needles were misplaced and another broke his nose (a colleague and I took him to the ER), some stress, and a lot of fun.

We spent the bulk of our trip in Memphis. Our guide said that Memphis gets under your skin, and that once you visit, you can’t wait to go back. I think he was right. This was the theme of our trip:

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[tags]Walking in Memphis, Marc Cohn[/tags]