Silver Linings

So often in life, things that you regard as an impediment turn out to be great, good fortune. —The Honorable Joan Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020),  Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States These days, my most frequently asked question is, by far, “How are things going at school? Your team must be…

Lessons from a Blue Jay

Over the past three months, I have been able to pick up birdwatching, a former pastime that I regretfully let go of many years ago when family, childcare, travel, work, and fatigue took precedence. When I returned to Beauvoir last year, I was eager to dig out my binoculars and birding books, set out the various…