Posts tagged "college"

Mom Confessions: I Feel Old

Mom Confessions: I Feel Old
I felt old yesterday, a rare occurrence, even though I’ll be turning 39 later this year. My clash with reality took place at Vidal Sassoon, where an absolutely stunning 22-year-old stood behind me with her hands resting gently on my shoulders, poised to give my raggedy hair a desperately needed trim. Dressed in a style I’ll call... Read more »

Rebel Yell: Why Traditional College is for the Birds

Rebel Yell: Why Traditional College is for the Birds
Picture this: a reasonably intelligent girl growing up in a small town in northeastern Pennsylvania. Even among her working class neighbors, most of whom do not have college degrees, she and her family are considered poor, with piles of garbage outside their dilapidated house and the requisite broken-down car in a dirt driveway teeming with... Read more »