Why we cry for a building…

I have never been to the Notre Dame cathedral, and now, I will never get to see it as it stood for centuries. Paris has long been on my bucket list of cities to visit, but on our two trips to Europe in 2016 and 2018, we opted for the Adriatic region around Italy andContinue reading “Why we cry for a building…”

Don’t say it: “It will work out. It always does…” edition

I teach and direct high school theater. When I tell this to people, it’s generally met with one of a handful of common reactions ranging from excitement from those who were in high school theater and are now going to tell me about it, to sympathy from those who can’t imagine dedicating their life andContinue reading “Don’t say it: “It will work out. It always does…” edition”

The non-basketball fan’s guide to March Madness

Every March, my family puts together a March Madness pool. We don’t, consequently, play for much of anything. Every year I say we should create a traveling trophy. We have one for our family fantasy football league, and we intensely compete to add our name to it each year. But our March Madness group hasContinue reading “The non-basketball fan’s guide to March Madness”