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Wordless Wednesday — The Graduate


Finishing one chapter … ready to start another

We’re still soaking in all the excitement of Catherine’s graduation from Greenwich High on Thursday, but there’s no time dilly-dally. Tuesday marks the start of a three-day orientation at Hofstra. Yesterday found us buying our first dorm gear — a set of sheets and mattress pad for the overnight introduction to the next school year. … Continue reading

Flashback Friday — The Graduates

By this time next week, Catherine will be a high school graduate, so naturally this week’s flashback must go back twice, 30 and 40 years respectively. Here’s a long shot from my commencement on June 24, 1984. We were Port Chester (NY) High School’s 100th graduating class.  I have no idea where I am in … Continue reading

The Graduate

Congratulations to my godson, Dominic, who today graduates from high school and takes that step over the threshold and into the rest of his life. It’s just yesterday that he was in diapers (and so chunky that we joked he looked like Buddha). As you would expect, he is today all grown up. I just … Continue reading

At our expense

It’s happening. Junior year isn’t quite over and already we’re hurtling into senior year. Friday’s email stream brought a note from the Greenwich High activities lady: Catherine has three weeks to schedule her senior portrait, which will be taken during one of two weeks over the summer. EEK! We were just walking her to the … Continue reading

Flashback Friday — Pomp and Circumspect

A bunch of us had a little fun yesterday piling on to a Facebook status of a former professor from Pace University, where I went to school. Judging by the comments, Denis Hurley remains a touchstone and mentor to many, but none of us has managed to quite get over the sting of his sharp-tongued … Continue reading