525,600 minutes etc., etc.

Featured525,600 minutes etc., etc.

I asked our students to engage in some self-reflection this week: think about yourself last August, when school started, and think about yourself today. How have you grown? What’s different?
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It’s that time of year, again!

It’s that time of year, again!

On April 27, 2009, I was sitting at my desk on the 26th floor of a building in lower Manhattan, surrounded by a view of the entire harbor. It was clear and sunny, and from where I sat the Statue of Liberty was in my direct line of sight.  Continue reading “It’s that time of year, again!”

Home, Part One of Indefinite

Home, Part One of Indefinite

I’m headed to Minnesota on Tuesday, and will be there for two weeks, unless something gets better.

The cancer that’s in her lungs isn’t in her bones, but there is cancer in her bones — at least it’s described as a cancer on various medical websites, including the definitive cancer.org. But it can progress into acute myeloid leukemia, and is more prone to do so in older patients, and those afflicted with the kind of myelodysplastic syndrome that affects both red and white blood cell counts — which are both boxes my grandma checks. Continue reading “Home, Part One of Indefinite”