Trivia Night 2018

Trivia Night for the Montessori was on February third. This year our table theme was The Breakfast Club. We also have to tie that theme into food so there were pixie sticks and Cap’n Crunch on bread and some sushi to boot. We didn’t win anything this year, but as always, we had a lot […]

Trivia Night 2016

Trivia Night is a sacred event. Benefitting McGuffey Montessori, this yearly gathering packs the big room at the Community Center up in Oxford. Teams of eight fill tables for lightning rounds of trivia questions, homemade desserts, a silent auction and general conviviality. Oh, and every team is encouraged to have a theme, which usually combines […]

Warriors come out to play

“You haven’t see The Warriors!?” Maya’s tone was aghast. No, I had not. But she had the original, definitive version on cassette, Jeremy had a VHS player and I was able to borrow a screen and projector. A week later we congregated as storms brewed outside and watched the 1979 film about gangs and dressing […]

Holding chickens

I guess it was January when Zan (pictured above) crossed my virtual path. (Thanks Merlin) That connection turned into hearty admiration for her words and photos. And that turned into the discovery that she was from Oxford and knew Wendy’s mom from a summer program way back when. So when she was in town for […]