Archive for Author: Deirdre2022

On the Nature of Collaboration

Consider this my love letter to collaboration. I have often said that if it was God’s intention to create the perfect work partner for me Marilyn Rackelman would have been the result. As it happens, Marilyn and I taught...

The Ladder

At first, I was the youngest. Too young for my name, Deirdre, my family called me Deedee. I was the youngest of the first batch of cousins. I just adored those older cousins and watched them go, one by...

The Everglades and Knowing

There are no other Everglades in the world. They are, they have always been, one of the unique regions of the earth; remote, never wholly known. Nothing anywhere else is like them.
– Marjory Stoneman Douglas