This Wednesday, at TCU, will be Paschal High School’s annual No More Symposium. The No More Symposium is an annual gathering of people committed to advocating for adolescent mental health, and suicide prevention.
Amidst the mess and the noise and the chaos that came with snow days also came an opportunity to be part of the lives of those kids, and to enjoy with them the fun and wonder of the weather and a surprise day off from school.
Paris, France. December 1847. Placide Cappeau de Roquemaure, a wine merchant and poet known more for his drinking than his church attendance, was asked by one of the priests to write a poem for Christmas Eve.
When we were teenagers, my sister, Linda, was a goth. If you remember this particular cultural moment from the mid-2000s, it was all baggy black pants with chains on them, black eyeliner, and graphic tees for bands that were mainly screaming.