I'm a part-time teacher, editor and writer, who is getting ready to have an empty nest. This fall both of my "kids" will be college students. My daughter will be a freshman, my son a senior. I'm a native New Yorker - grew up in Washington Heights, and I now live in Jamaica (Queens), NY. Looking to re-invent myself and my career. Would like to do more in editorial, which was my first career. I became an educator about 10 years ago, and now I combine writng with teaching.
Stories by Leslie Hunter-Gadsden
Four years ago, on one of the last, low-key days of August, my then 13-year-old daughter and I opened a box filled with disconnected parts, and...