And Sometimes You Stand Alone

And Sometimes You Stand Alone I taught school for 30 years, all different levels at 4 different buildings—all positions I took on, willingly, meaning I was never involuntarily transferred. I taught in both junior and senior high schools. Lord, I even taught elementary art for a while, sitting at those little tables with kindergartners, cutting […]

Amanda DiLeone Carson: Funeral Director/Embalmer

 The Final Caretaker….Funeral Director/Embalmer People who know me—or my writing—know I often focus on caretakers…the everyday heroes among us. The following is a young woman I first met when I was teaching. I liken her to Charon, the mythical guide in Greek mythology who ferried the dead across the River Styx to the Underworld, for […]