When the Wild Things Go

My son, Brian, is moving out on Sunday. He is an adult, setting out on the journey that will be his life. He is going to Nashville, Tennessee, where he will begin the MNPD Academy on October 16.  He is going where I cannot go, where I have never been. Be well, my son, and…

All in Their Places

   “We’re all in our places With bright, shining faces.” And so a new school year begins. If you want to know where I have been and what has happened to my travelogue, my writing, and my enthusiasm for television and movies, look no farther than the elementary school where I now share responsibility for…

The Boat Floats

Come and board this ship with me. It is like stepping into a cozy palace, the bright sunlight streaming in through myriad glass walls, giving the impeccably polished brass and flawlessly clean floor a magical glow, while the warm woods and comfortable furnishings invite you to sit with your feet up and stay a while.…