Op-Ed: You’ve got to be kidding me

On the night of Tuesday October 29, I attended the official ribbon cutting for the new Science Labs at Plainfield High School. This festive occasion featured the Superintendent of Schools Anna Belin-Pyles, PHS Principal Otis Brown, and Board President Wilma Campbell. Not only did we get to tour the brand new science labs, but we…

Op-Ed: I’m still around!

Wow, it’s been eight whole days since my last post, much longer than the customary two days or so. And while plenty of people have come in to check the stories I have already posted, I do miss writing new material. However, with the School Board campaign in its last days and deadlines, deadlines, deadlines…

Language learning under the skies of Rainy Rouen

Rainy stretches like this bring me back to rainy Rouen. I lived in this medium sized French city in Normandy for eight months of my roughly a year in that country, from which I returned just over two years ago. A cloudy day can bring anyone down, but that notoriously overcast Norman sky nearly depressed…

5k Day!

This morning, Plainfield hosted its 3rd annual 5k Walk/Run. This well-attended event was headlined by the award winning PHS marching band and anchored by a tribute to the late Milt Campbell. I took some photos. Cyclists are not runners, as I was reminded today and every time I try to run. I’ll probably feel it…