after Lane began with four years at Bucknell University and a year at
Columbia, culminating in a Master's Degree in Psychology. Met a
lovely girl soon after arriving at Bucknell, dated throughout, and we were
married soon after graduation. We're still hanging out together and
have two sons and four grandchildren. Sadly, we lost our daughter while in
her senior year at college.
first post-grad job was as a "permanent substitute" teacher
(oxymoron meaning "low pay, no benefits") for most of just one
semester, at Fort Hamilton H.S. yet. All told, a pretty disastrous
this with a job as Chief Clinical (and only) Psychologist at an orphanage
in Illinois, then moved back East to the Fairfax County (VA) school system
where I spent the balance of my working life (28 years). Served as a
psychologist for thirteen years and as senior/supervising psychologist for
the failed teacher spent most of his working life supervising, consulting,
and advising teachers and finished by supervising the supervisors
(twenty-four psychologists who were similarly involved with the teaching
staff). And they say Americans have no sense of irony!
just as soon as eligible and moved to the U.K. where Audrey and I live in
a tiny, olde-worlde village (pop. 350) in the South of England.
We've seen virtually all of the U.K. and Ireland and most of the sights of
Western Europe in our dozen years here.
in all, post-Lane has been pretty good.