Strike That, Reverse it.

Up until March 11th 2020 my motto was “So much to do and so little time to do it.” I scurried and stressed, drank copious amounts of coffee and loaded myself with chocolate. Willy Wonka Jr. was opening in 7 days! Tech week was around the corner. I was directing 92 middle schoolers in 2 […]

The Price of a Word

My Dad and I were playing the “quote ” game. I would say a quote and he would guess who said it. “Four score and seven years ago our Father’s set forth a new nation” Abraham Lincoln, Gettysburg Address–of course. “As God is my witness, I’ll never go hungry again!” Scarlett O’Hara,  Gone With the Wind…one […]

Mud Pies

I loved living in the house on Everett Street. I grew up in a neighborhood where the streets had names. Our neighborhood laid  between Burnside and Glisan. Everett Street was between Davis and Flanders. The friend with the pool was at the top of Everett Street and my best friend was on Flanders. the only time I went to […]

At The Intersection

For 22 years I have been stopping at this intersection, deciding to turn left or right depending on where my day is taking me. I have watched changes take place at the lot across from the intersection. Twenty-two years ago there was an old farm-house, probably one of the first houses built in the area. It wasn’t much of […]