If Our Walls Could Talk

Time for another round of "If Our Walls Could Talk" which at this point would be more aptly named "Random Things Andy Says" but that's more fun anyway, right? A: What we really need to figure out is how to convince William & Mary that the child of two alumni should get free tuition. A:… Continue reading If Our Walls Could Talk

A Letter to Myself as a College Freshman

This semester I am teaching a section of First Year Studies at UPIKE. It is a class that is geared toward helping students transition from high school to college and helping them feel at home on campus. One of their first assignments is to write a letter to themselves that they will turn in this… Continue reading A Letter to Myself as a College Freshman

On Saltwater Crocodiles and Walks Home

PROLOGUE I returned to campus in the fall of 2008 a few days before Andy did (he hadn't realized that he loves helping with freshman move-in yet) and I have a distinct memory of being really excited to see him. There was just something about him. I'm not really sure what it was but I… Continue reading On Saltwater Crocodiles and Walks Home