Spit On It

By: Leah Holbrook Sackett Nancy wailed like any baby when wet or hungry. She grew into her quiet phase. Her Dad said Nancy had a soft mouth, then rained down kisses and praise for keeping a cool head. Dad was a union negotiator for Sweetgum County, he earned his living among the loud and willful.Continue reading “Spit On It”

A Lesson in Cultural Priorities

By: Phyllis Greenberg Houseman In the summer of 1962, I traveled to Ecuador as part of a Peace Corps Volunteer group of science and math teachers. First, we trained for two months at the University of Maryland’s College Park campus. Half-way through the course, our small team had the honor of meeting President John KennedyContinue reading “A Lesson in Cultural Priorities”