A New Beginning; the end of an era…

Mar 20th, 2012 Education, Getting Older, National Event Dena 3 min read

USA reported on 3/14 that Encyclopedia Britannica will no longer be printing their 32-volume set of hardbound books. When I first read this I was devastated. The loss of the physical book is happening before our very eyes! I am, in the meantime, an avid electronic book reader, but still some how mourn the loss of such an important part of my young school years. Remember…

In Rememberance…

Sep 11th, 2011 9/11, Memories, National Event Dena 1 min read

On September 11, 2001 I was home watching a movie and listening for my little Benjamin who was asleep upstairs when Bruce called me to tell me that he had heard on the radio at work that a plane had crashed into one of the World Trade Center buildings. I turned off my movie and stood in front of the TV with my mouth agape. I woke up my…