The 1900’s: Hall Pass

  Cleaning and organizing in my house can be a veritable treasure hunt.  As a recovering pack rat, I constantly find things that brings back memories I’ve almost forgotten, especially from that hazy age of life called high school. In the 1900’s, as a freshman in high school I was nerdy and awkward.  Or maybe […]

In Loving Memory

Today is my friend Kevin’s birthday.  He would have been 30 years old today had his life not been cut tragically short by a car accident when we were in college.  I don’t have many memories from the golden period of high school that I treasure more than spending time with Kevin, whose humor and […]

Open Letter to a High School Gradutate

Dear Graduate, Congratulations on your monumental achievement!  You’ve survived and will now get to reap the benefits of life as an adult. I’m here to share my wisdom with you. Ten years ago I graduated from high school.  In school, I was a quiet, shy, nerd-type with lots of interests and great friends.  I worked […]