Charges Filed in New Jersey Bus Crash

The driver in last week’s New Jersey bus crash has been charged with two counts of reckless vehicular homicide/death by auto. A ten-year-old girl and her teacher died. It appears the driver of the bus was attempting to make a sudden – and illegal – u-turn along Route 80 when the crash occurred. Hit by […]

New Jersey Crash Leaves 2 Dead

School transportation crashes continue to be rare and interested parties are at work trying to improve student experience nationally. Still, today we’ve lost another student. Three buses were traveling to a field trip from East Brook Middle School in Paramus, New Jersey, when one of the buses collided with a dump truck. There were 38 […]

The Music of the Soul

Music matters muchly. Let me state first that muchly is, in fact, a word. It’s a double adverb since much counts as an adverb and the suffix -ly creates adverbs. Double the trouble. So hush. Music changes my physiology; it makes me feel different. In my new book, tentatively titled “The Song in My Story” […]

And Your Calling Is…

One of my all-time favs, Jamie the Very Worst Missionary, offers this take on being called: Your “calling” is not your dream job. It’s not your soul mate. It’s not your family. Those are the goals and hopes and obligations. Your calling doesn’t wait for you on a distant horizon, nor does it tap impatiently […]