A Little Holiday Cheer

Greetings! Last week, I had lunch with an old friend I hadn’t seen since early 2020 … And now, here we were, having lunch before she started a whirlwind 36 hours work trip before flying back to her family on …

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Teacher Appreciation Week: Margaret Miller

On #TeacherAppreciationWeek, I want to recognize Margaret Miller (who I now know as Margaret, because time will do that…). She was my high school counselor for a hot-minute, but has spent the past few decades as a trusted friend and confidante to so many, including lucky me.

From the Mailbag: Sixth-grade class project

Side note: I have recently received a number of emails from students who want me to answer questions for their class projects. I think it is so wonderful that students feel empowered to contact sources directly and wish I could …

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Good night, sweet prince: A tribute to Mason

If you’ve visited my office over the past fifteen years, chances are that you met Mason, my beloved wire-haired terrier mix who was immortalized in this 2008 New York Times article. When he and I first met, I was in …

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Reflections from a Book Launch

Most authors will readily admit that launching a book can be an incredibly humbling and disjointed process. The highs! The lows! The second-guessing! People likely think the hardest part of the book writing process – securing a book contract, actually …

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