Family · Just my Thoughts

First of the Lasts

On September 12th, four days later than originally thought, the first of many lasts started at my home.  My youngest child started his last year of high school.  Yes, number six is a senior in high school.  Days not consist of reminding him of not only homework but also college applications, job applications and test… Continue reading First of the Lasts

Just my Thoughts · Politics

Disillusionment: A Political Commentary

I have been a political junkie since I was young. I stuffed envelopes for my first presidential campaign at the age of 12.  Yes, that qualifies me as a junkie.  Imagine my dismay when I realized that tomorrow is primary day in New York State and the recent flooding had totally put it out of… Continue reading Disillusionment: A Political Commentary

Board of Education · Food · Just my Thoughts

The Harvest is Plentiful

From an outside window looking in, the big item missing from many food programs is fresh food.  Because of the perishable nature of fresh fruits and vegetables, it is hard to get them in food programs.  Enter an elementary school leadership program and the enterprising teacher who knew a garden could provide many lessons for… Continue reading The Harvest is Plentiful