Category Archives: New Trier High School

Jay, Laura, and Caroline

It has been an interesting day. Today I talked to Jay. Jay was and I am sure is an icon of a person at New Trier. At least he was when I was there. At the time, he was working … Continue reading

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Saturday in Evanston and the City

We started out the day in Evanston, for a Memorial Service for my friend and colleague, Bob Enkey. Bob was a longtime member of the Art Department at New Trier High School and, in my estimate, beloved by all. It … Continue reading

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Coffee with the unforgettable Bob Enkey

On Thursday, I learned that a good friend and colleague from New Trier was no longer among us. Bob Enkey was one of the nicest friends and colleagues a person could have, a talented Art Teacher and human being. When … Continue reading

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Red Sandstone, thoughts of Strasbourg

I have a lot of souvenirs of Alsace and France, but there is no souvenir like this small piece of stone. The stone is a piece of red sandstone that I picked up on one of my many trips to … Continue reading

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Pond, Rain barrels, Oakton, New Trier, and BBBC (Baby Bottle Boot Camp)

Wednesday is a beautiful day. It is a shame my sleep has been so fitful, but that is another story. The pond is doing okay and I am hoping that the new pump arrives today as it is supposed to. … Continue reading

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