Graduation 2017

Five days later and I still can't think about Friday without emotion. It was a long day of ceremony, starting at 8 in the morning with a whole-school awards ceremony followed by Senior Class Day, where my resolve not to cry began to unstitch the moment I heard the first notes of music in the… Continue reading Graduation 2017

Saying goodbye to the little school on the hill

Open Fields School is a special little elementary school on the hill. It's as near to a one-room school house as you can find around here. Most years, the school's population comprises about 20 students -- kindergarten through sixth grade -- three teachers, and Woody, the school dog. Open Fields is a school that encourages… Continue reading Saying goodbye to the little school on the hill