In many parts of the country, the school year is still just beginning.
With that in mind, I sought inspiration from fellow blogger Carol A. Seidl. She recently started following Brome Hill and I like the nice post she wrote last month about the college professor who had the biggest influence on her. As I set out to borrow her idea, I realized I essentially had written the same type of post about Jan Hodge in 2014.
So I stopped writing, went to bed and slept on it. I awoke thinking about the many mentors who have influenced me — often in even greater ways than teachers I’ve had. And I don’t want to diminish the importance of teachers. More on that in a bit.Read more