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2017: An Extraordinary Year

December 29, 2017

These have been challenging weeks. I had not planned a year-end blogpost, thinking I had little constructive to say about the way the world is treating our students. Then, yesterday, I received an email from Barb Touchette, President of The Scholarship Foundation Board of Directors (pictured at center of photo, during a board meeting discussion). 

EVOLUTION: The Closing of ScholarShop

June 19, 2017

From left: Dorothy Pelton and Evelyn Newman

Assume Nothing

June 5, 2017

The Greyhound Bus trip from St. Louis to San Bernardino took 48 hours, following the general path of old Route 66.  Taking that trip several times each year to and from college taught me: to be careful in striking up conversation or making eye contact; that there is no sadder place than the Las Vegas bus station at night; and, that I could abandon early my assumptions about wealth, scarcity, and generosity.