The Net

Here’s a whole other way of thinking about Spring. It was written in 2009 when I was still the superintendent of education for our rural school district. ________________________________ “When lilacs last in the door-yard bloom’d, And the great star early droop’d in the western sky in the night, I mourn’d—and yet shall mourn with ever-returning … Continue reading The Net

Splendid Spring

We all love Spring, right? Of course, we do. But it’s not always so easy to love. Here’s an essay from March 2012. _____________________________________ We had hints of early green in January and February, and we were amazed.  But now!  Bam!  It’s green everywhere.  It’s lush green; it’s thick green; it’s talkin’-about-cuttin’-your-grass-more-than-once-a-week green.  Winter is … Continue reading Splendid Spring