Roast Beef Dinner, My Fourth Grade Teacher, and Pumpkin Ice Cream


Tonight Steve and I went to the Riverside Congregational Church's annual Roast Beef Dinner.┬áIt's named for my brother-in-law's late father, Bob Olson. We arrived after the serving had begun and walked into Bristol Hall. Five long rows of tables end to end, lined with white plastic table cloths and chairs running down either side. The … Continue reading Roast Beef Dinner, My Fourth Grade Teacher, and Pumpkin Ice Cream

Repetition is the Mother of Learning


Repetition is the mother of learning; or so I recall being told on more than one occasion during my childhood. Repetition was certainly the mother of learning your catechism in a Catholic family when I was a kid. Weekday afternoons, usually a Monday or Tuesday, I remember my mom taking us to our catechism classes … Continue reading Repetition is the Mother of Learning