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What's Your Path?

What’s Your Path?

“Not I, nor anyone else can travel that road for you. You must travel it by yourself.” ~Walt Whitman It was a chilly afternoon, and my older son had pulled in the driveway after a vocal performance test. Eager to hear how he thought he had done, I raced outside without a sweater. “I nailed […]

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When Everyone’s a Winner, We Lose

In a word, we may reasonably hope for the virtual abolition of education when I’m as good as you has fully had its way. ~C.S. Lewis, Screwtape Letters “You won!” I congratulated my great-nephew after our race across my brother’s yard.  I suppose I could have tried a little harder, but I am forever trying to […]

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