October 9, 2016 Sarah 0Comment

Half the country is talking about Hurricane Matthew. Where did it go, when will it go away, how much damage did it do? For the last week, we’ve been holding our breath all over the eastern side of the US, wondering where it would go next. I’m fascinated with weather,…

October 2, 2016 Evie 2Comment

Generally speaking, I’m a law-abiding citizen. I’ve never been arrested, I’ve never been pulled over. Heck, I’m not even sure I’ve ever even spoken to a police officer. But for some reason I’m afraid of them. Maybe “afraid” isn’t the right word. Maybe I should say “intimidated.” I almost have…

September 22, 2016 Evie 0Comment

In the age of standardized testing, subjects like art and music get swept aside in school as trifling niceties. But what are kids really losing out on when we can’t find more than an hour a month to devote to building a love and understanding of the arts? And what skills…