Chief

Chief

He walked around naked in the locker room because that’s what the older boys did. He seemed to be naked more than other people. He was the Chief, after all.

Bests, Mosts, Worsts: A 2015 Retrospective

Bests, Mosts, Worsts: A 2015 Retrospective

While Reeves is rightly lambasted for his wooden acting, sometimes he surprises you, as he did in the horror thriller Knock Knock. His rant about free pizza is a genius, Oscar-worthy performance.

Report Card

Report Card

On Wednesday, your child turned in a list of ideas for creative writing assignments instead of the assigned argument essay. On Friday, I collected a love note from your child to another student in the class. It said…

Going Green

Going Green

Ten-foot-tall green letters shout 21+ MARIJUANA to every northbound vehicle on Martin Luther King Jr Way. The arrow that runs beneath the letters points across the street to a stubby building marked by a green cross. 21+ Recreational Marijuana! hangs in the front window.

Where Is Home?

Where Is Home?

The answer can act as a balm; even speaking the name can reseal the permanent connection to the fact that travelers are not always traveling,

A Man of a Different Time

A Man of a Different Time

I realized then that he was calling from a house phone. I have become so used to caller ID coming in from cell phones that I never thought the information on my phone could be incorrect.

Motherhood: Like Herding Cats

Motherhood: Like Herding Cats

I sighed dramatically. “Cooper is so independent, now. It’s like I have to beg him to come snuggle with me. Except for when I go to the bathroom. He always follows me into the bathroom.”