Flashback Friday: "Halloween Eggs-travaganza!"

It was October 1965 Halloween night. I was 14 years young, a freshman in high school. My friends and I had been looking forward to a little Halloween mayhem for weeks and now the big night had finally arrived. Although Halloween fell on a Sunday that year we were fine with it. One the benefits of …

TBT Recollections of a High School Counselor: One Nation Under God (2011)

We are all on the receiving end of those annoying “pass it on” emails. You can usually find a few nearly every morning in your Inbox. Truth be told, most of the time I simply delete them or transfer them to a miscellaneous file to read later which I seldom do. I usually just wind …

TBT Recollections of a High School Counselor: "One Day Back at the Office"

I returned to the work world this morning for the first time since retiring last June 7th. Today I returned to the wonderful world of academia to help out my former colleagues. It was just for the day and done on a voluntary basis. One of the counselors is in New York this week taking care of some …

TBT Recollections of a High School Counselor: "College Memories: The Long Road"

In the fall of 1969 I began my sojourn into the world of higher education in pursuit of my Bachelor’s Degree. Although I had graduated high school by the slimmest of margins and had to rely on the the kindness of an instructor who changed my grade just hours before the ceremony, I was quite …