In the School of Pain: Passing the Test

“Life consists of learning lessons and passing tests.” ~ Francis Frangipane I broke my leg again this week. Stress-fractured it. Again. (Sometimes I say “knee,” because that’s where the fracture is — at the top of the tibia, where it connects with my much-operated-on knee.) The first time was in February of this year. I […]

Are You Ready For The Test?

Test?!? What test? I didn’t know we had a test — did you know we had a test? In just a few weeks, thousands of children across the country will utter those words —  in absolute sincerity and abject terror — just as their parents and grandparents and great-grandparents did before them. You’ve said them… […]