School’s Out; I’m Out!

As I work towards my master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health counseling, a fever-pitch overtook me–I want to finish this program already!–so I signed up for three 6-week summer classes.  On paper it didn’t sound quite so bad but the reality was a different story.  I spent a regular day working and then headed off to […]

It’s In the Mail

In 1987, I made friends with a boy while our families were vacationing on Long Beach Island in New Jersey.  Maintaining a friendship in the age before email and texting required effort, but we stayed in touch all through the school year, sending letters and pictures, counting the seconds until we would be back at […]