Monthly Archives: January 2011

Annual Report

Having our annual board meeting in January always lights some fires beneath many of the staff at Stroller Hikes, so we’ve been diligently working on new goals, the way many of us work towards resolutions.   Amity has engineered some improvements at StrollerHikes.com/Events.php with a cleaner interactive calendar, as well as some digital tools behind […]

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Inventive Infrastructure

I have been craving nature lately, something that is an annual malady for me.  You see, in November according to Daylight Savings Time changes and the shortness of the days, it is no longer feasible for us to continue hiking in the late afternoon – it’s just not safe in the dark.  This continues until […]

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Taking the Leap

  One of my former high school students, Connie, contacted me the other day, to share photos, a link to her blog, and a synopsis of her life right now.  It was awesome to hear from her.  She and her twin sister, Annie, were two delights in my AP Biology world about three years ago.  […]

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Entitlement

Today marked a momentous day as parents.  We picked up our first kindergarten registration packet.  When I was 5, registration for kindergarten was much simpler – you pretty much showed up to school.  These days, address verification is one of several steps needed prior to enrollment at public schools.      Of course, not everybody […]

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Editing Mark Twain

    In media-rich Silicon Valley, I must be one of the rare few that avoid reading the headlines.  However, the title of this newsletter caught my attention this week.  I get my news from the clever headlines that scroll by when I check my e-mail, through the rare TV News plug as I overhear my […]

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