Sometimes life aligns and paths intersect in order for two friends to meet and catch up with each other. Such was my blessing last week when I had lunch with Jodi Thurmond my former head of school from Seneca Academy in Maryland. She was out in Southern California staying with her daughter who had just presented her with grand-baby number two. We were traveling down to Southern California for Jim's 45th HS Reunion from Burbank HS. We e-mailed, connected, called and met for lunch. It was fun to catch up on news, share the joy of meeting the new baby, and just laugh and have fun being together as "retired ladies who lunch".
|Leslie and Jodi together again|
|Betsy and baby Ryder|
I worked at Seneca Academy off and on for 9 years. It was where I learned to trust myself and have confidence in myself as a teacher. I made many, many dear friends. The first class I taught there was kindergarten. The next year I followed that class to First Grade. Just this summer, I received a picture of one of my students graduating from HS. Her grand-mother was my teacher's aide.
|Seneca Academy - Darnestown, Maryland|
|Walking for a good cause.|
|Nancy ready for the first day.|
|JoAnne lived in Northern California at one time.|
|Sue Anne always greets them with a smile.|
|There is always time for lunch with friends.|