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Daily Archives: September 3, 2014


In puzzling over this recent and vaunted “happiness” thing, I think it must be so alien an idea to me, whether in relation to my own life or to that of children in my care or under my influence, because I have given it almost no thought over my long life. Purpose, meaning, service – those I have fallen into and have come to value through association with others who live their lives that way with little comment on it as well as through my own personal experience of an almost accidental choice of a life’s work. But happiness??? Read more »

AMS Alumni –

Here is an article about two alumni of Austin Montessori School – they were in my early elementary community and went on to Phoebe Allen’s upper elementary community. We have the Google Boys as Montessori alumni, now we have the Beer Boys! Cool, huh? Read more »