VIEWPOINT: My 30 seconds with Hillary
Hillary, accompanied by another female role model, Jane Pauley, has come to my home via a Sunday morning program. How can I forget about someone who seems to be everywhere? I know she wants me to remember her because she’s coming to visit me. To be ...
How Do You Write About A Moment Like This?
I suspect if I took a few hours, I could find the words to tell you why this confluence of elements conjures magic within my heart and mind. But when do I ever have hours to spend trying to tell people why Tallis, Calvados, Scruton, coffee, Eliot and a ...
The West Side of Chicago says NO! to school closings
The church was packed by opponents of school closings “We have the most ... And man do I love Henson. I’m graduating, so why should I care if it closes. They help the entire community, not just the people who go there.”--- an 8th grade student ...
How do I get through this?
I spent lots of morning hours curled up in a ball on the bus while the other kids spit on me, dreading pulling into the school ... I tend to do much better simply reading a book on my own. What I really need is to have a best friend to go through all ...
Cinderella shall go to the ball
Oh, and do try to be just a little bit innovative this time. Cinderella: But I wanted to go to the ball; everyone else is going. Baroness Hardup: No ball for you my ... says I need Pounds 220. Fairy Godfather: Well, you'll have to get the rest by magic.