The Price of Fatherhood

November 17, 2000. The temperature is around 50 degrees and the sun feels warm despite the crisp fall air. Leaves from a young elm tree are scattered over the front yard… my front yard. My hand shakes as I unlock […]

Parallel Lines

Recently, my child came home with basic geometry homework. It covered simple concepts, shapes, lines, and angles. As I monitored his progress, he came to a question that asked him to draw parallel lines. He put pencil to paper, and […]