I recently recommended a book to a friend, and his response was, “Yeah, I heard it was
good, so I downloaded it to my Kindle and I’ll get to it someday.” I wonder if he will, or
if it will just be part of a growing list of “someday” titles easily... more
A big benefit of sprucing up the school’s front yard was the chance to move the Peace Pole to a spot right by the front door. In its former location, the pole stood often unnoticed, even by the little children who snuck a walk round the pavers... more
As the outer bands of Hurricane Sandy blew by outside, a visitor asked about the object hanging above my office door: “what’s that?” “That” is the end of a boomkin - a spar that extends aft from the stern of a boat, used to attach the backstay.
Watching our Upper Elementary students piling their gear onto the bus for their overnight to White Memorial I was struck by the amount of stuff they were taking. Good grief: this was a 29-hour overnight, on a balmy autumn day with a daytime high 78... more
Watching our Elementary students present A Midsummer Night’s Dream one could not help but be impressed by the individual performances and by everything about the production. How wonderful that our students were undaunted by Shakespeare, and that... more