Throughout First Fest Ithaca’s New Year’s reimagined events, I couldn’t help but feel that, yes, here we are again, at this place on the wheel of the year, yet it’s a richer, wiser version of itself with more layers and nuance.
My primary school and high school teachers might scoff at the idea that I was “driven” when I was young. I was a chronically failing student sand received a “social promotion” out of the sixth grade and into the seventh. In high school, I was both president of the student body and on the edge of academic ineligibility. Much to my teachers’ and parents’ dismay I was, in those years, dismissive of school, refused to do homework and unconcerned about the bad grades that were piling up on my “permanent record.”
ChangingAging with Dr. Bill Thomas Snowed-In But Not Out By Dr. Bill Thomas on October 31, 2011 | ChangingAging.orgSecondary SidebarDr. Bill Thomas Presents: Dr. Thomas’ Age of Disruption Tour visits 30 cities in 2016 to introduce audiences to a new and highly disruptive understanding of aging. Visit DrBillThomas.org to learn more I arrived in London this weekend despite some […]