Category: education

Matching Tie

I was never good at science.  I prefer things with a…multitude of answers.  I specialize in the gray area, so I never paid attention in Biology. Now that I’m an adult, I wonder about certain things and often turn to the Internet. I know there are lots of useless and naughty things on the Internet,…

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Tan Shoes

Milestones are weird. The culmination of years, tiny steps and near misses, all come together in one day.  A  ceremony celebrating a right of passage or an achievement. Katlyn graduated from Xavier College Prep today.  Four years of homework and tests, crazy schedules and days when she just didn’t want to get out of bed.…

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Hand Wash

Andrew sends me a text today that he saw a piece on The Today Show talking about how cursive handwriting is moving out of schools. He asked me what I thought. It’s safe to say I sort of lost my mind all over him.  He’s used to it.  I was texting with a fervor that…

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School Clothes

A military helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan and our country lost valuable, precious, incredibly brave lives. The stock market continues to approach the drain and I’m not quite sure any of the suits walking around Washington know what they’re doing. As important as these issues are, and believe me they are important, my daughter…

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Stains

I don’t watch television at all.  Haven’t watched a television show in years.  Well, that’s not true I have watched a few episodes of Mad Men and Glee on my computer, but I have not watched anything when it actually aired in forever.  Weird, I know, but hands down the very best gift I’ve ever…

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Silver Thread

I am cleaning out my home office tonight. I have a crazy stack of magazines going all the way back to December that I have not touched. In the midst of my piles I took some time to read. I read an article on Richard Branson, love him. If you have been living under a…

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Cap and Gown

My daughter is graduating from 8th grade this year. She has gone to a private school since she was three and this is a pretty big deal in our house. We have spent the last 6 months looking at high schools and we have narrowed it down to one private high school. She is an…

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