Words and grief

Over 15 years ago, I was barely 22 years old and it was my first year teaching. Over the summer, I had gotten word that two students who would be juniors that year had died in a car accident. I was reminded that the wounds would be fresh for our students as the year began. […]

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The road to encounter

I love restaurants that have little playgrounds in the back – somewhere for my kids to let out their energy! We were at one such restaurant recently, and our boys were having a blast in the tiny little playground stuffed with more tiny little bodies than probably permitted by the fire code. At one point, […]

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