Coming full circle (and announcing a free class!)

When I was in elementary school, I was in a new school every year. Every. Single. Year. No, my parents weren't in the military. My father was disabled, and when money got tight, we got moving. Kindergarten: The Hancock in Medford. First grade and half of second: The Emerson in Malden. Last half of second … Continue reading Coming full circle (and announcing a free class!)

Boldly going

My 51st birthday was this year. When I picked out a cake and asked the person behind the bakery counter to write on it, this was what she wrote: "Happy 50-First Birthday Karen". I know, right? I decided that might be a sign.  What if,  I thought, I did some things for the 'first' time in … Continue reading Boldly going