A long weekend in Washington is good for the soul

A long weekend in Washington is good for the soul

Over the years, I have had the good luck of being able to visit our nation’s capital in Washington D.C. many times. I once regularly had pressing work-related reasons to go. Those reasons might be so-called big-deal visits to “The Hill” or crucial meetings with some...
The love of teaching and the first day of school

The love of teaching and the first day of school

It’s too hard for too many to love the first day of school. I am old enough to have forgotten whether I loved the first day of school when I was a young student or not. I might have been too cool for that then, but clearly, I have changed.  There is no question that I...