I guess the idea of a reunion is to see all the people you haven’t seen in a long time. We applied this very conceptually and just spent time with our close friends that we haven’t seen in a long time. It was really really great to see everyone— but especially Nicky, Faith and Justin since it’s been a loooong time. This is playing some karaoke games Jason has on his Xbox. I...
A great visit with my family
Sterling stayed for a week! It was great to see him. James gave him a tour of Georgetown and I dragged him to HB about 4 times to play frisbee, help me grade, see graduation, etc. What a champ. We also went to Top Golf! It is so much fun! Read the sign and infer what happened. In his defense, he was texting. Mom bought them the matching shirts. Oh mom. more later on the reason for the...
Not Really A Book Review- I am Not Sidney Poitier
I learned of the book from VSL’s daily email a few weeks ago and really flipped out when I read it. I have to say that I rarely just fall in love with language when I am reading, but this novel has everything I could ever want in book: archetypal story lines (the journey, coming of age, mystery) complex, funny and poignant characters some satirical elements (Everett wrote in a character...
Rehoboth Beach Trip
Over last weekend I took about 35 kids (with three other teachers) over to Rehoboth Beach, DE. for a few days to stay at a beach house and hang out. A lot of kids in my TA came and it was a great time! We made dinner together both nights— (I certainly did not catch all the action here)We swam in the very cold ocean— ( I actually only got in once) I spent quite a bit of time just...