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The rain is back, a soothing tap tap of drops against my bedroom window as I wake before dawn. It’s good to be here in the quiet which often eludes me because I don’t naturally rise before the kids but every time I do it seems sensible and wise. I need more quiet time to […]

I am a High School Dropout

I never finished High School. Two weeks into my junior year at Max Klinger Gymnasium in Germany I failed a pop quiz in chemistry. Later my chemistry teacher snapped while I chatted with a classmate and gave both of us an F for poor classroom behavior. A week after that I was packing my bags […]