Today is the first day of school. It begins – the return to traditional school that we left 3 years ago. Already I’ve hit some things. Things that remind me how much I don’t like the traditional solution to education even though this school has a really progressive outlook on learning. Fact is they stillContinue reading “Convocation”


It’s been a busy time and school is starting this week for us. Ours are going back on a hybrid 2 days on 2 days off schedule. There is that back to school, Fall is coming, energy in the air that is both exciting and nervous. In a few weeks, we’ll be in the trenchesContinue reading “Regroup”

Golden Eggs

Have you ever watched an egg hunt as an adult? If not, you should. It’s a mercenary, cut throat, feral ritual of cold-bloodiness that ends when there is only one winner and everyone else is crying. Ok, it’s not that bad but the experience is not one for the weak. They can smell weakness andContinue reading “Golden Eggs”

Stay On Target

I’ve waited long enough to address this issue but it needs addressing, Star Wars.  It’s coming, soon.  Thank the lord above because if I have to hear one more researched theory or movie review or obscure plotline correction from a child who has spent way more time on this than they ever have on AlgebraContinue reading “Stay On Target”


This is a topic I’ll likely revisit, since I have kids and as you’ve probably noticed they make appearances in my current life outlook.  Kids today are way smarter than I even when I was a kid.  They are way more polished and professional.  Their resumes are terrifying and I’m just thrilled that I don’tContinue reading “Ch-ch-ch-changes”


My kids have to take a standardized test in a few weeks.  I don’t like standardized tests.  I really don’t like them and they know it.  We took a practice exam over the weekend and it went as expected.  The oldest tried their heart out and did average. The youngest didn’t try at all andContinue reading “Revolution”