This MLKjr weekend, I had a lot of conversations about leadership and authority, specifically about respect for a venerable position. They were very good conversations. However, at some point, this idea of respect for an office got conflated to owed respect to the person in the office. In short, the person in a position of authority … Continue reading


A Free Day

In the last week, my son has had to turn in two big projects. One was a chapbook of his design of 28 poems that he wrote and edited. The other was a scrapbook book report about By the Great Horned Spoon! that had to look authentic, contain various authentic elements (newspaper articles, letters home, … Continue reading