At the end of 2018, I was fried: emotionally, physically, financially. It had been a brutal year that took a huge toll on my health and home. I kept having these episodes where I woke up in the middle of the night with my heart racing so fast that I worried it would explode. My […]
Here are some things I put in place this month to declutter my mind.
I had a dream about school design (as you do) and wanted to get up and model it to see if I could make it work financially. Scenario: Middle/high school students are on a year-round semester schedule. They get a week off in July, October, December, and March/April. Semesters run July-December and January-June. Being in […]
Let’s get one thing straight: 2018 was not a year. 2018 was actually a decade in annum’s disguise. Things happened in January or February 2018 that I would have blindly guessed had occurred at least three years ago. The Winter Olympics, for example. How do you measure a year? In heartburn, in wrinkles, in gray […]
On Thursday, the Baltimore City Council will vote again to pass strict new legislation on property rentals that would impose a “9.5 percent hotel tax on Airbnb-style stays. It would also ban people from renting properties other than their primary homes.” Baltimore City Council, I implore you to vote against this legislation. I’m going to […]
About 4 years ago, when an Allovue team member was expecting his first child, we created a #family channel in Slack as a repository for baby pictures while he was on paternity leave. As our team has grown and evolved over the years, the #family channel has remained one of my favorite bastions of our […]
As early as 3rd grade, I had set my sights on a career in law. If you had straight-As before the dot-com boom, the binary career paths offered to you were doctor or lawyer and I didn’t like blood so I chose law. Throughout middle school and high school, I prepared for my future career as […]