I applied to colleges sight unseen. My guidance counselor, a really nice person, was one of the freshman football coaches. My high school had negligible experience with selective east coast colleges. So, it is really weird to observe college admissions today. Two of my children are in high school and at schools that prescribe a great
I was at the grocery store this Sunday morning when it opened. I’ve done this on many Sundays over the years. The store is quiet, and many of the workers are still stocking the shelves. I’ve become friendly with a few of them, since there’s time to chat amidst the quiet activity. One of them
I was editing my YouTube account tonight and I stumbled upon the cool video above (or click here). It’s Whim ‘n Rhythm singing “Landslide,” an old Stevie Nicks song. Incredibly soulful. I never played an instrument and I don’t sing very well. So, I’m often impressed by people who do have ability. I thought this
Eric’s oldest child has been accepted to many awesome colleges. It’s a happy time for them. Also, some of my children are in high school, and so, the reality of college admissions is increasingly getting closer. Those children are currently deciding what courses to take next year. One has been asking me for advice and
I just returned from one of my favorite events of the year, which is an alumni assembly at Yale. I feel insanely grateful for having had the opportunity to go there. Every year, various representatives gather in New Haven to meet up and talk about various topics, such as volunteer opportunities, admissions updates, and this
A white-knuckle drive through a snow storm. Car accidents. A winter wonderland. The Yale Whiffenpoofs. That was a day in my life. I went back for my college’s annual alumni assembly. It was my first time to this event, as I was asked only recently to represent my class. Man, what a tough drive over.