Philosophy

Forgetting Boston

Somewhere on that Friday, I forgot about Boston. Don’t get me wrong. I was plugged into virtually every part of the story that unfolded that day like an episode of Homeland. Or 24. I had the live police scanner feed… Read More ›

Dear Teacher

Dear Teacher, I am writing this to you because I have been in the education business for almost two decades and have been around the block, so to speak, in terms of teaching experience. I’m also a parent, so I… Read More ›

The Greeter

A few years ago, I wrote an article about our school greeter. He would stay in front of my kids’ school every morning, and…well…greet everyone. It was a wonderful way to start the day. They smiled and he shook their… Read More ›

New Year…again.

It’s January 1st and the world is sleeping off hangovers, scarfing down chips in front of a football game, or going to barbecues and picnics. (Well, in Florida we can get away with the New Years picnic. It might be… Read More ›

Waverunners

This is a pretty cool story. I recently took a trip to the Florida Keys with my kids. Living in Florida usually lends itself to a lot of water sport activities, but ironically, we don’t get to the beach as… Read More ›

Colorado On My Mind

I’ve had Colorado on my mind and not in a John Denver kind of way. The horrible events of this past weekend have filled the papers and the internet with stories of survival, tragedy, and tremendous pain.  I read each one… Read More ›