The school year is over, so it’s time to find out what our students have learned. What We’ve Learned Don’t let anyone dictate the way you live. On my favorite day of this year, I got accepted into Columbia and Cornell Universities. My favorite thing about Memphis is Shelby Farms. Or the Orpheum. Or the […]
I knew there was something I wanted to tell you… I’ve never done a post quite like this one, where I just check off a list of some things that I wanted to write about. But now that I’m done with it, I feel much better. 1. The Return of the Cicadas There have been […]
Here’s What I Read in February 1. The Frozen Rabbi by Steve Stern Since I have been teaching at the Hebrew Academy, I’ve given myself a crash course in Judaic Studies. However, I probably would have chosen to read The Frozen Rabbi by Steve Stern regardless of where I was teaching. Stern is a native […]
I recently wrote a post about the experience of reading my first word in Hebrew. You can read it on the I Love Memphis blog, where it was featured as a part of their “Memphis Firsts” series. Enjoy.
Here’s What I Read in September All right! Since we’re not talking about baseball, let’s get right into what I read this month. 1. The Odyssey of Homer (abridged) I once planned to read the Odyssey and Ulysses at the same time, reading book one of the Odyssey, putting it down, and reading book one […]