Movie Night

Last Wednesday, I went on an errand off-campus, and when I returned, a contraption was being set up on one side of the playground. Two trussed metal beams supported a large white screen that slowly unfurled. I recognized the beams from our maintenance room, where the sounds of saws had filled the air for the…

Breadcrumbs

When I was given a desk in our office, it was already littered with books, handouts, and memorabilia. Rather than throwing anything out, I just made space enough for me to work. On the desk’s shelf, a bottle of face wash from Singapore and a container of grape seed from New Zealand curiously sit next…

Dizzy: Thoughts since coming back to Dandelion

The day I arrived at Dandelion, it was Sunday. I nervously headed to my old classroom. On my way, I saw one of my students and rushed over to him. As I neared him, I was shocked; he was taller, and when he spoke, his voice was a bit deeper than before. He was still…