August 2, 2018
Celebrating family

A Normal Family

My mother is 93 and very wise. She thinks she has done little in life, which is belied by the number of people who treasure her. She takes people as she finds them. She does not fear change. She is the granddaughter of immigrants, and her mother spoke German as […]
August 1, 2018

Q&A’s with Dr. Cohen

How did you know you wanted to be an author? Although I have always loved words and everything they could do, Stand by Me did not emerge from a desire for authorship, but from a passion for kids. Having worked with children for years in public schools, I find hope […]
July 30, 2018
Find your Voice

The Courage Track

A political activist on the news today urged lawmakers to take the “courage track” rather than the “career track”. If we value courage, I have found that, while it may be in short supply for lawmakers, it is abundant in our schools, and that we need look no further than […]