Downhill From Here

Recently, I was asked if I ski. That question comes up every now and then. The simple answer to that question is, No. I don’t like playing a sport in which my body moves faster than I can propel it myself. And I have too much respect for gravity and for trees. Besides, I am… Continue reading Downhill From Here

Dressed for the Occasion

I forget what the specific goal was, but the grade 1’s were attempting to read a certain number of books by the end of the school year. I visited their classes often and was monitoring their progress. At one point I announced to the students, “If you reach your goal, I will do some cartwheels… Continue reading Dressed for the Occasion