Articles by toddnovak

I’ve Moved

March 6, 2019 // 0 Comments

This will be my last post on this site. I have moved this content and all future content to a new site. Join me! Hope to see you there! All the best, Todd [...]

Ramping up . . . Again

May 8, 2017 // 0 Comments

It’s spring. I read the paper this morning for the first time on my 3-season porch. Which means I’m thinking about fall. Which means I’m thinking about the class of 2021. Which [...]

What if it’s fear?

November 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

The student goes home and the backpack is left unzipped. Video games, Netflix, cell phones, and cable TV medicate and empower the student after a day of high school. Maybe after a day of failure. The [...]


August 29, 2016 // 0 Comments

We hear it all the time: Ready, Set, Go! Ready means there is a level of preparedness for what is to come. Parents ask, “Are you ready to go?” as they head to the car to run an errand or [...]