Sometimes events converge:
On Thursday, my kids learned about the origins of our national anthem, how Francis Scott Key wrote a poem after the Battle of Ft. Mc Henry.
On Friday, we had a moving school-wide assembly about the trap that drugs and alcohol are-- the video left 300 8th graders in stunned silence.
On Saturday, Whitney Houston died of drugs and alcohol.
On Monday, today, I showed them Whitney's greatest musical moment:
--and that, my friends, is convergence.