Hamilton: an appreciation

I keep listening to the Hamilton cast recording. My son C and I listen to it aaaaallll the time, and he knows almost all the words. He tells me Hamilton’s son Philip should have his own musical, and I tell him he can write it if he wants. We take him to piano lessons. He […]

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“I’m getting better at writing when I’m happy” talking to Christine Jean Chambers

“I’m getting better at writing when I’m happy” talking Fire This Time with Christine Jean Chambers I remember Christine Chambers vividly from the first day of classes at Columbia. We all sat around a group of tables brought together to the center of the room to form one. Now that I think about it, this […]

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Massive Morning Mess

It was a hot morning, blossoming into an even hotter, muggier day. I didn’t want to go to work, but was pulling it together. My son didn’t want to go to camp, but was not quite managing it. I’d let him watch it an ipad show at breakfast, so that was the first sign of […]

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NYC DOE evals

School ended last week. I thought it was scheduled to end this week, but instead it ended last week, meaning that we lacked child care for this week, since camp doesn’t start until next week. Of all the weeks to lack child care, this one wasn’t so bad. The weather was nice, I have a […]

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