A Message to You and to All Graduates

Many people see graduation as an end.  It’s an end to many hours of hard work, determination, successes and failures.  It’s an end to your formal years of schooling.  You are being awarded a diploma which signifies that you did it.  You have accomplished something that on average one in five people your age don’t.… Continue reading A Message to You and to All Graduates

Lost and Found: A Tribute to an Amazing Woman

As my family and I were trying to leave Langdon the other day we were pre-occupied with cleaning and packing.  Jeter was frantically looking for his basketball, and if you know Jeter…we had no choice but to find this before we left or the entire ride home was going to be bad-crap crazy.  I had walked… Continue reading Lost and Found: A Tribute to an Amazing Woman

Why I Teach

Why did you choose teaching?  What do you believe the purpose of education is?  What is it like having your summers off?  Bear with me as I answer these questions in a self-interview.  Yes, that means I’m interviewing myself.  Crazy and unprecedented. I can’t count how many times I’ve been asked the above questions since I’ve… Continue reading Why I Teach