Revenge is a dish best served cold

I’m not a vengeful person.   I’m really not.  I promise. When I was in graduate school I was in a class about teaching reading to adults. It was taught by an adjunct whose day job was teaching full-time in an adult basic education program. For the purpose of this blog I shall call her Miss Pickle. Miss Sour Dill Pickle. She gave us a project that … Continue reading Revenge is a dish best served cold

An interview with myself: each one teach one

I’m afraid that some times you’ll play lonely games too. Games you can’t win ’cause you’ll play against you.” ― Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go! Me:  So, Dawn, I appreciate your letting me interview you.  As you know, I was a journalism major in undergrad so it’s always fun for me to go back to my roots and conduct interviews and write up human … Continue reading An interview with myself: each one teach one

Blue Ring

When I was ten my father graduated with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.  We all went to the civic center for his commencement ceremony.  His parents, my grandparents, were there too.  They bought him a class ring with a beautiful blue stone representing his December birthday.  That day changed our lives. Soon after we moved into a “new” home and my father began to remodel the 1926 house located in a more middle class … Continue reading Blue Ring