Week 1 of summer is down, so it’s time to check in on some of those lofty goals I set. Let’s recap: Goal #1. Relish my children, and dedicate special time to them every day. Success! I took the kids bowling, biking, hiking, and swimming. One day Sam was off playing with an old preschool pal, so I surprised Maggie with a visit to that … Continue reading Big Wild Week
I still vividly remember sitting in a classroom at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln back in 1992ish. It was a small course at the Teacher’s College, and the professor asked the 30 or so of us why we wanted to become educators. One curmudgeonly old dude (he was probably 30) raised his hand and said, “Three reasons: June, July, and August.” Half the class laughed, but … Continue reading Hail Summer!