Category Archives: Sundance

Leaning in and Pulling Up

Sheryl Sandberg teaches women to Lean In. Take a seat at the table. Contribute. She also speaks about mentors. In her book, Lean In, she writes “Don’t Ask Anyone to be Your Mentor.” Rather than asking for a mentor, she advises women to ask … Continue reading

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Take Me Back to the Start

I just watched The Judge with Robert Duvall. He stayed in our cabin at Sundance and Dwight called him “Bobby.” Bobby’s character, Captain Augustus McCrae, in Lonesome Dove is Dwight. He was a man who loved. At the end of The Judge, Willie … Continue reading

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It’s Going to Be a DWIGHT Christmas

It’s Going to Be a Dwight Christmas After All A few days ago, someone Dwight loved very much met me at my front door, handed me a box and told me, “Here. Here are some of Dwight’s ashes. He would … Continue reading

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Snow Nights

Snow Nights 12 January 2015 Today started out almost balmy. But, by 9:00 am, the snow was falling like big pieces of confetti on New Year’s Eve in Times Square. From the window in my classroom, we watched the snow … Continue reading

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