Flowers, Flowers and more Flowers – What were they really for?

Today is International Women’s Day (IWD), and while I’m a feminist and not at all afraid to say so, this is no feminist rant….in fact, it’s quite the opposite. In 2005, I was living and working in Ukraine during IWD. I’d never celebrated it, talked about it, or even recognized it with other women. As…

Tribute to a Principal’s Life of LoveĀ 

I’m an insomniac because of life experiences. As a young child I stressed because I had to wear leg braces and an eye patch to school after multiple eye surgeries. I hated going to school. In fact, I would purposely miss the bus so not to get made fun of by other kids. My mother…