Playing Hooky

Education was always a big deal in my family. My parents rarely took us out of school for vacations and we didn’t take sick days unless we were really sick – or, I suppose, if we could convince my mom we were really sick. That is the kind of parenting skill you learn by example. […]

The Nationals Game had a Bonus

Yesterday we went to a Washington Nationals game. It was a beautiful day and we had free tickets and fantastic seats. The new stadium is beautiful and clean. What more could we ask for? How about Luke Duke singing the National Anthem? That’s right. You heard me. Tom Wopat sang the National Anthem at the […]