Tagged: celebrate


If There Has to Be An Ending, Why Not Make It a Good One?

My school of the last five years is involved in a meiosis of sorts, splitting and dividing into two halves, each pulling some of its identity from the whole. Good schools become families, adults...


Introducing the Thriver’s Club

Days after my tsunami divorce, my mom turned to me and told me I would survive. I actually got angry and responded rather strongly, “No, I will not survive. I will thrive. To do...


Anniversaries That Aren’t

This one passed with barely any recognition. It was just another day. I only became aware of its familiar form as I was signing passes for students. Yesterday marked what would have been (note:...


Anniversaries That Aren’t

Today would have been my thirteenth wedding anniversary. Thirteen years ago today, I married my high school sweetheart on an empty beach in Florida. The photos from that day capture the love we had....

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