The discovery of a new joy is sometimes accompanied by a sense of regret for what I’ve lost by not having discovered it sooner. When I began studying with Mr. Mudrick, I knew that I had missed a lot of what had come before. As little as I knew of anything — my ignorance was […]

A School of My Own

A few years ago, someone approached me about starting a charter school. Although I was on board with the idea, quite frankly, I was horrified at the possibility of being the person who executed it. Me, a principal? I could not see it. Still feel that way. I’m more of a supporting role actor. But […]