Frame of Reference

As a photojournalist I often read the “other” paper in town after an event that I covered to see how that other photojournalist captured the news. This poetry project reminded me of how differently we saw the event. Students analyzed “A Noiseless Patient Spider,” by Walt Whitman and created digital stories based on their ownContinue reading “Frame of Reference”

A Natural Renewal

Jobs often provide benefits of which the folks in human resources office are unaware. I work at the Rivers School, a coed private day school that serves grades 6-12 on 23 acre campus, located 15 miles from Boston with 900 feet of frontage on picturesque Nonesuch Pond in Weston, Massachusetts. During the school year, IContinue reading “A Natural Renewal”

A Bridge Between Reality and a Dream

One of my earliest memories is of my Grandpa reading me the story of Three Billy Goats Gruff. They needed to cross a river to get to the green grass on the other side. Of course, the mean troll played a small part in the story, but what about the bridge? If there hadn’t beenContinue reading “A Bridge Between Reality and a Dream”

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” ~ Augustine of Hippo, 415 AD (give or take a few years) Augustine of Hippo (/ɔːˈɡʌstɪn/; Latin: Aurelius Augustinus Hipponensis; 13 November 354 – 28 August 430), also known as Saint Augustine, was a theologian and philosopher of Berber originContinue reading