Monthly Archives: March 2016
The second greatest act of mercy I’ve ever known was performed by somebody whose name you have probably never heard.
When our older daughter was about two, the Easter Bunny came to visit for the first time. A basket containing colorful jelly beans, yellow marshmallow chicks, and a chocolate Easter Bunny had magically appeared overnight! Guess what she wanted for … Continue reading
I had, for one school year, a roommate who was another teacher. For the most part, it was a wonderful experience. We gave each other not only company but encouragement in our chosen career. We car pooled to work together. … Continue reading
I once got a letter–sent from the secretary of a school district, of all people—which complained that my application for employment could not be processed because she did not have my address. This was so unbelievable, I called the woman … Continue reading
There’s an old black-and-white sitcom on television called Make Room for Daddy, sometimes entitled The Danny Thomas Show. It’s one program I actually encouraged my children to watch. No violence. No sexual situations. Definitely family fare. [SIDENOTE: If you’re unfamiliar … Continue reading