It Only Took 52 Years, But I’ve Finally Learned From My Mistake

The Date: Spring of 1969 The Place: A.D. Eisenhower High School Auditorium, Norristown, PA The Event: the Montgomery County Spelling Bee I was representing my school, St. Augustine, at the competition. There were close to 100 competitors, and I had successfully spelled my first few words. Then it happened. It was my turn again, so … Continue reading It Only Took 52 Years, But I’ve Finally Learned From My Mistake

To Bee or Not To Bee

Spelling bees bring back good memories for me, and I've written about my experiences before. I remember spending the summers after sixth and seventh grade going to our school's convent and sitting on the porch with retired Sister Miriam and practicing my spelling for an hour a day. I'm sure that's nothing compared to what … Continue reading To Bee or Not To Bee