Reflections

Risky-Business

I hang on tight to the colorful hand grips that are screwed into the wall, questioning myself for a 10th time since I started this climb whether I attached my harness correctly.  Did I secure the clippy-Carry-bean-whatever?  Is my harness tight enough?  I hope this auto-belay is working right.    The funny thing about indoor rock… Continue reading Risky-Business

Featured TCKs

Featured TCKs: What’s Boarding School like?

Hey there readers! I have another Boarding School post for you, but I promise we will be moving on to other subjects in June. Anyway, for one of our wrap-up posts on boarding, let's get some more feedback from others. Since we have asked parents about their decision choosing boarding school for their kids, I… Continue reading Featured TCKs: What’s Boarding School like?

Letters from Boarding School

Letters from Boarding School: Sisters at School

From: Dorm Parents; Chiang Mai, Thailand To: Harmony and Melody's parents; Lopburi, Thailand   Oct. 9, 1997 “Dear Steve and Holly, Melody is getting on fine.  Having Harmony here helps her, though they don’t spend very much time together, each playing with her own age group more.  But occasionally they will get together, hold hands… Continue reading Letters from Boarding School: Sisters at School

Letters from Boarding School

Letters from Boarding School: New and Thankful

From: Dorm parents of Harmony (6) and Melody (10) AND Harmony; Chiang Mai, Thailand To: Parents of Harmony and Melody; Lopburi, Thailand Date: September 18th, 1997 Notes: One of the many significant roles that dorm parents at boarding homes play is keeping parents up to date with the experiences of their children.  They help decrease the… Continue reading Letters from Boarding School: New and Thankful