Just as we choose our friends but not our family members, as children we don’t choose where we live. Only as adults can we make that decision, even if our options are limited. And just as we might love family members we don’t much like, along with
A+. The grade I gave myself in the friendly confines of Fox Television for my performance as president; equivalent to my Wharton MBA. See “Fox Television”; cf. “Wharton.” Attorney General. My personal lawyer. See “personal lawyer”; cf.
Whenever a question of liberal or conservative journalistic bias comes up, I think back to my eleventh-grade social studies teacher, Mr. Sykes. This week’s episode from my unpublished memoir about a blind student (me) in Darien High School shows
Last week, Gretchen made her first appearance in these excerpts from my unpublished high school memoir when she accepted my advice on how to reject a boy who was interested in her. Her name came up as I broke up with my girlfriend, Theresa. In this
Here is the last installment of the story from my high school memoir about Theresa, my Saturday date during junior year and into the fall of my senior year. For the previous two episodes where she features, go here and here. After one of
A crucial part of independence training for newly blinded people is mobility and orientation. In his unorthodox, roundabout way, my mobility teacher during high school, Mr. Virgil, not only taught his official subject, but also gave me some life