When I attended Paint Branch High School in the early 1990s, I had a wonderful AP English teacher named Ellen Rosier. I was in over my head taking an AP course but with her encouragement, I stayed the course, and ended up getting a hard-fought B. Continue reading “High School Teachers”
A few folks died recently who I wrote about. Continue reading “Obits”
This summer, I bought a bird feeder. This is what happened:
Before the coronavirus and protests of racism took over the news cycle, another story kept occurring in the past few years involving ‘controversial’ guest speakers at universities. With many students leaning left, conservative speakers in recent years have been the primary targets of these protests, at least in the higher-profile incidents. Continue reading “Speakers on College Campuses, 90’s Edition”
In late April, my 92-year-old grandmother was the first person at her senior living community to be diagnosed with Covid-19, which made very little sense because she was confined to her room for weeks and there wasn’t an outbreak there.
I was told that later, one of the caregivers had passed away from the virus, a much younger man and a father.
My grandmother, however, survived it, and recovered at a rehab facility. After several weeks away, she returned home. Continue reading “My Grandmother Survived Covid-19”