Some Sentiments About 20 Years at Stevenson

*** Last week I received an email from human resources about celebrating 20 years at Stevenson University. And I used to think the 13 years I spent at the Baltimore Orioles was a long time. When I taught my very first semester at Stevenson in January of 2000, I was pregnant with my son, Matthew, […]

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7 Takeaways from Blogging on the 8th Anniversary of Steph’s Scribe

I was sitting in my office approving students for registration when I saw an alert from WordPress, my blogging platform. It said, “Happy Anniversary.” It hadn’t even occurred to me what today was because I’ve been so busy and in so much pain recently due to my herniated disc, but I can’t talk about that […]

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I Totally Missed It

You’re supposed to remember the dates of big anniversaries. I didn’t. I totally missed it. Monday marked the one-year anniversary of the publication of my novel. It wasn’t even a blip on my radar; I am wrapped up in other things and didn’t take a moment to reflect on the last year. Anniversaries are for […]

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“Modern Family” And My Wedding Anniversary

Today is my wedding anniversary. Wait. Let me start over because that’s a pretty selfish thing to say since it’s technically “our” anniversary, as it is a shared responsibility, this sacrament of marriage. Fifteen years ago, my husband and I said “I do.” We’ve done a lot of DOs and DON’Ts since then, but the […]

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