Another Adventure

Listen Home » Archives for April 2016 I began my working life more than 40 years ago with a fresh diploma and a tankful of energy and enthusiasm. When I glimpsed the end of my working life from that vantage point, it was nothing more than a vague concept — a...

Mid-Life Student

Listen Home » Archives for April 2016 During the 20 enjoyable years of my first career as an elementary school teacher and principal, an early dream began to speak more and more persistently. At age 48 I found myself enrolling in college again, this time to become a...

“CAN YOU MANAGE IT, YOUNG MAN?”

Listen Home » Archives for April 2016 Seeing “Cerebral Palsy” on my college admission forms, the registrar was hesitant. In those days before the Americans with Disabilities Act, this college official wondered if I would be able to manage the requirements of a...