Day One of Being a High School Voice Teacher

For those of you who care about what I am doing when I am not writing, last week I began a new job as a high school voice teacher. The set-up couldn’t be sweeter. The school finds all the students, schedules them, and gives me a room in which to teach. But I am not employed by […]

Love the Babies, Tolerate the Kids, Hate the Teenagers

Sorry kids, but society has dealt you a hand of diminishing returns. It’s kind of a problem, but I’ll be honest in saying that I don’t know how to solve it. But I’m sure you will notice it as you grow up. The people who once thought so highly of you will suddenly start making […]

How To Fit In Socially With the Other Teenagers

I was having Easter dinner yesterday with my good friend Rumple Station and her two children, and the conversation turned to the social lives of today’s youth. Apparently there is sometimes harsh judgement between peers at this age, and it can be hard to navigate this societal quagmire in a healthy way. You need to […]