Roxanne Coady: Notes From My (Book)Shelf: September 7, 2012
Huffington Post - over 5 years
The fall, the beginning of the school year, is still, for me, the New Year - the time for new commitments, more learning and a fresh dose of "everything is possible."
I would like to share a rite of passage I serendipitously got to witness driving to work on a gloriously sunny, crisp morning last week. Right at the end of our street, in front of the firehouse, was a gaggle of camera-toting adults along with an array of 5 and 6 year olds, all dressed up for their first day of school (not the adults-the kids). As I drove on, there were 3 or 4 more such gatherings. It was a surprise to feel so emotional watching the parents and grandparents as they waved goodbye, took pictures and took long, deep breaths. It was joyous-the exuberance of beginnings, the excitement, the worry, and above all, the enthusiasm.
For our children, this begins with school, and school is all about our teachers. So I will begin with Tony Danza (yes, that Tony Danza) and his new book I'd Like to Apolo...
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