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Category Archives: Education

Summer is gone, or, PHEW!

Ethan spent just over three weeks at the  beginning of the summer at my in-laws’ place in Idaho, having so much fun every single day. My mother-in-law made sure there was always something to do, whether it be swimming at the community pool with Grandma, building a Rube Goldberg machine in the garage with Grandpa, […]

Forget “American Idol” this week — focus your voting on this!

I was maybe nine or ten years old, somewhere with my father and cousin (and others? I don’t remember). A man walked up to us, timid and hesitant. “May I have your autograph?” he asked my cousin. “I’m a big fan.” She smiled and signed her name for him. I was in awe. My cousin, […]