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!
One of my favorite authors, Wally Lamb, once wrote a novel called I Know This Much Is True, and I’m considering a rewrite. For the time being though, I’ll instead share a list of what I’ve learned to be true in the last 10 days. We’ve been hanging out at our pond for years now… Continue reading In Retrospect
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
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
As a kid, we had a dog named Heidi, but we never walked her. She just walked herself wherever we went, sticking close by always, as we spent most every day outside playing in our yard or the woods behind our house. I do remember picking up a lot of dog poop as a kid,… Continue reading Since Becoming a Dog Walker…
I’ve had the distinct honor and pleasure of teaching next door to Mr. Richard Baker, Rick to some, but Mr. Baker to most, for the last 15 years of his 38 years as a math educator here at Lin-Wood Public School. I’ve heard the clickety clack of his chalk on his chalkboard as he is… Continue reading The Man, the Myth, the Math Legend: Richard Baker Retires This Spring