Going Away to College Transformed a Boy into a Man

Going Away to College Transformed a Boy into a Man

In June 2008, we attended college orientation with our only child. Always interested in how the government works, he chose a college in Washington DC. For an individual who loves politics and American history, living in Washington DC gives you a front row seat. My husband and I both grew up in rural Indiana, and […]

Remembering the Purdue Bleacher Crash

Remembering the Purdue Bleacher Crash

I read many newspapers and particularly enjoy weeklies. There’s a certain charm from reading a community newspaper. Perhaps, as I grow older, I also appreciate the sense of history these newspapers represent. Recently, I was reading the “Remember When” column in my hometown newspaper and saw the following news item from 65 years ago, Thursday, […]

Disconnected

Disconnected

Good morning. When I started my blog, I felt hip, tuned in, turned on,  outasight. I might as well have said, “I’m the cat’s pajamas.” While I am blogging, I am not twittering, linked-in, face-booking, or I-phoning.  I don’t “get” them. In my job search,  people are advising me, and for that I am grateful. […]