02-20-13 Chemistry (Reprise)

TS Eliot was wrong. Februrary, not April, is “the cruelest month.” At least for me. Yes, the days are getting longer. Yes, the temperature ocassionally soars into the high 20s. But it is often in the heart of February that what I think is SAAD (seasonal affective disorder) hits me. And I lose my will…

We Begin Again!

Students return to the classroom in Watertown today and I can’t wait to meet my sophomores. The girls in this photo aren’t expressing exuberance for their return to school, however. This photo was taken of the 2005 homecoming parade. And, as seniors, they were pretty excited about that. Incidentally, if you are curious about the…

03-16-10 We’re Seniors!

These girls are members of the class of 2009, which I’m sure was a great class. Every senior class is, isn’t it? This photo was taken at the Powderpuff Football Game, which is part of our homecoming ritual. The seniors won. But they always do, since cheating and bribing of the referees is allowed. On…