Results tagged with 'P.S. 199'
Published May 5, 2014
This weekend, I found a tiny square photograph at my mom's house. It shows me and Mr. Pepper, my third and fourth grade teacher, in the auditorium of my grade school. The photo is small, but Mr. Pepper's influence on my life wasn't. In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, I'm offering up an encore of this 2011 blog posting.
Published June 3, 2011
I can't tell you when P.S. 199 in Brooklyn was built, but when I look at Milwaukee schools like Neeksara and Fernwood - both built in the 1920s - I'm reminded of the stately, boxy, brick school that I went to daily for seven years, from kindergarten through sixth grade, and I'd be willing to make a guess.
Published Jan. 17, 2008
I'm not sure why I only really want a hot lunch and never, ever, ever crave a cold sandwich, but I have an idea and I think it would make a lot of psychoanalysts nod their heads knowingly.