Home Schooling

The other afternoon an unsuspecting conversation with one mother turned into a day-long rumination over the merits of home school. I, the guy who just recently took on the role of PTA President for our elementary school, heard about the benefits of home-schooling and thought,

Unexpectedly Coping

In the weeks since I last posted, a lot has been going on, and has gone on. The last four Little League games of the season. Our first and only playoff game. The start of the recreational swimming season. The end of the school year.

Each one of these things came with its own little set of concerns and responsibilities like my role as manager of the Little League team, and role as director of the swim team. Maybe it was my being overwhelmed by too many responsibilities. Maybe it was simple fatigue. Or maybe it was that I have yet to really confront the emotions that are wrapped up in what happened to my father almost ten years ago, but the moment I remember the most over the past three weeks