love is a spirit all compact of fire

Love Is a Spirit All Compact of Fire

This is a Ketubah! The Ketubah represents so much of our life together. It also represents the fact that we could finally get married after 21 years together…

for family, for country

For Family, For Country

My father had to work incredibly hard all of his life growing up in Newark during the Great Depression. His own father died when he was a young child…

education is life itself

Education Is Life Itself

This was a gift from one of my colleagues in China because I taught there for about eighteen months. As a token of gratitude for my time teaching there, he gave me this ancient scroll…