Saturday, February 21, 2009

When DiD I Get so Old?

I walked into my faculty room the other day and stumbled into a conversation between two of our newest and youngest teachers of our department. -- whose combined age nearly equaled my own.
Normally, I truly enjoyed the opportunity to indulge in some girl-talk, but this time -- something was different. These girls were just starting out -- nervous about classroom observations -- talking about their spring weddings and size 2 wedding dresses. I felt uncomfortable and detached -- I felt old. Read more...