A young boy holds a tall broom, sweeping a porch

On Graduating

Tomorrow I graduate from law school. I’ve said that that I was done with school before, twice, so I won’t make that mistake again. But I will say that I’m going to miss this school in particular, and this way of thinking about big things. I don’t quite understand all the fuss around graduation. But I…

Watching Him Walk Away

A few years ago I listened to a story on NPR about the concept of a “right of passage.” The commentator said that often in this culture we miss the true rights of passage – the meaningful ones – and instead celebrate strange holidays and events. Today I witnessed what may prove to be one…