[NOTE: This article originally appeared in the blog of the Durham Association of Educators. Click HERE to read it and view the photographs.]
Read all the way to the bottom–this post contains a personal challenge to Superintendent Bert L’Homme
If you live in a community long enough, you slowly learn its secrets. There’s the alleyway that connects two major streets and saves you 4 minutes on your drive to work. The magnolias bloom at this time of the year and fill the air with syrupy sweetness. There’s a cool little playground tucked behind these trees at the end of a cul-de-sac. Every place I’ve ever lived has hidden wonders to discover if you’re willing to go out looking.