Title IX – more than I realized

Title IX – more than I realized

40 years ago today, Title IX went into effect – basically saying that no one can be excluded or denied benefits or discriminated against on the basis of sex. I always just thought Title IX meant girls can play sports. I realize now that it has meant much more to...
A tough night for the Pandas

A tough night for the Pandas

I was going to write, “There is no joy in Panda-ville” but that’s not really true. It is true that the Panda’s ride is over. We lost. We lost big. I think the final score was 8-2. It was not pretty. The other team was a finely oiled machine....

A whole new respect…

I had no idea. Most of today I spent on logistics of whether or not to cancel a playoff game because of the weather. I had a glimmer of what Superintendents of schools must go through about when to cancel school for a snow day. It is not fun! I won’t bore you...
Pandas Win!

Pandas Win!

Pandas win! What a great night. Although the game didn’t start out that way. There is something special when you arrive and the field is beautifully manicured and specially prepared for playoffs. One girl said to me, “It’s too bad we have to mess up...