Hard Rock exhibits go on the road
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Hard Rock exhibits go on the road

It was a completely pleasant surprise one night to go into work at USA TODAY and see portions of the Hard Rock Cafe traveling memorabilia exhibits. So I happily started snapping photos with my iPhone. I wish that I had posted this earlier because these great exhibits have already visited New York, Philadelphia, Florida, Boston … Continue reading

Bravo Grover Washington Jr. Middle School!
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Bravo Grover Washington Jr. Middle School!

Today Torie and I watched some of the most talented students on stage. Grover Washington Jr. Middle School put on Disney’s “Aladdin Jr.” as its third annual musical production this weekend and It was magical. The cast’s and crew’s months of preparation really showed. It was clear that the school, on Philadelphia’s East Olney Avenue, … Continue reading

Working for the Weekend Plans
Education / Entertainment / Family / Literacy / Music / Parenting

Working for the Weekend Plans

The National Education Association’s Read Across America Day (Friday, March 1) is one of my favorite times of the year. While I’ve always enjoyed reading, I love sharing this joy with others — especially children. I was very disappointed last year when my daughter’s first-grade teacher opted to have many of the children go to … Continue reading