Leaving from Austin, Texas where I had spent 48 hours with college girlfriends celebrating 25 years of friendship, Captain Eric of our United flight made his way back to row 28 looking for a woman named Ally. When Ally identified herself, actually in row 26, Captain Eric introduced himself and thanked her for her service. … Continue reading Our Beatles and Bon Jovi
The other day a first grade friend of our daughter’s with shaggy red hair, (he’s been growing it out for a while) also the son of the local minister, knocked on our door as he was riding bikes in our neighborhood. “Hi, Heather, is Greta home?” he politely asks taking off his bike helmet and… Continue reading Why We Love Laconia Bike Week in Northern NH
Guest Writer: Lin-Wood Ninth Grader Jillian Clark Hi! My name is Jillian Clark, and I am one of Mrs. Krill’s awesome homeroom members. I am here to help spread the word about a drive Lin-Wood’s Interact Club is hosting. Interact is a Junior Rotary Club for middle and high school age kids. Since Interact… Continue reading Lin-Wood Interact Club Heads to Costa Rica for Service Project and Needs Help!
UPDATE 5.22.18: NOT INCLUDED IN THE FOLLOWING IS THE FACT THAT I DID CALL PROPER AUTHORITIES INCLUDING LOCAL POLICE AND INFORMED OUR SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION AS A MANDATED REPORTER. Dear Local Mom Passed Out on the Off Ramp, When I came upon your car yesterday afternoon on the southbound exit, I noticed your head slumped down. … Continue reading For the Mom Passed Out Behind the Wheel on the Exit 32 Off Ramp
Children follow our lead in everything we say and do from the earliest of ages. They learn from every good and bad experience, and they learn the most in times of trial, challenge, or just plain crappy situations. Parenting is hard. Parenting from a seated position is even harder. Our son was having a conversation… Continue reading Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog, May 15, 2018: “Honoring the Mamas and the Papas”
Not only did Judge John T. Broderick visit our school yesterday to share his personal story regarding Mental Illness, he brought along the newly appointed NH Supreme Court Justice Robert Lynn. Two NH supreme court judges in one room in front of bleachers full of listening teenagers was pretty awesome. For nearly an hour, Judge… Continue reading Learning the Signs of Mental Illness
Watching the Boston Marathon is always inspiring, especially this year, the fifth anniversary of the tragic bombing when many were killed and injured, whose bodies will never be the same.The weather was utterly crappy, a cold, relentless rain for 26.2 miles. I can’t even imagine.The news showed a man handcycling late in the afternoon, the… Continue reading Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Blog, April 23, 2018: “Carrying the Load, One Hill at a Time”