Monthly Archives: June 2017

First class

For the final nine weeks of the school year, I served as a long-term substitute teacher at my neighborhood middle school — filling in for a teacher who left on maternity leave.  I taught 8th grade mathematics and Algebra 1 … Continue reading

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Father’s Day letter

When my 12-year-old daughter, Charlotte, asked me what I wanted her to buy me for Father’s Day, I told her to save her money — but I would gladly accept something that she made for me. So she made me … Continue reading

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