Year 4, Day 263

My high school AP English teacher, easily the most influential instructor I've had in my life, recently passed away. Her class was always about more than analyzing literature -- it was a year spent broadening my worldview and truly developing a personal philosophy (you know, the sort of "indoctrination" right-wing screwballs are always harping about). … Continue reading Year 4, Day 263

Year 4, Day 211

Today was Miles's third day of German school, and it's been going extraordinarily well so far. As reported previously, Miles has been over-the-moon enthusiastic about going to a "big kid school." His teachers have said that he understands everything they're saying and follows directions well.* And at pickup each day, Miles emerges from the classroom … Continue reading Year 4, Day 211