Teenager

Teenager

I had a dream about Dragon the other night, but it was different from any other dreams I’ve had of him.  First of all, I have not had many dreams of Dragon.  In the year since it happened, I’ve had maybe eight.  I have only seen my son in dreams eight...
Two Photos

Two Photos

by Jeffrey de Seriere written on 8/14/16On this day, one year ago, we lost two amazing kids. Dragon Kim was one of my students. Justin Lee was getting ready to join his best bud at OCSA in the Wind Studies Program. This is a photo I will treasure forever because...
Dear Theodosia

Dear Theodosia

Hannah is crazy about the musical, Hamilton.  All her girlfriends are obsessed with Hamilton, along with half of America.  She’s has been playing the music non-stop for the last week, and I gotta tell you, the music is remarkable.  I love so many...
Beach Day

Beach Day

  We hadn’t been to the beach all summer. This is actually pretty hard to do, living in Southern California. But last Friday, I realized that this was one of our last chances, as Hannah would be starting school on Tuesday, so we headed for the beach late that...
High School

High School

Today is Hannah’s first day of high school.  Our little girl is growing up. Oh, how I wish I were driving two kids to OCSA instead of just one. How I wish Dragon were here to show his little sister around — which lunch line moves most quickly, what to...
Graph Paper

Graph Paper

We got through this terrible last week, the one year anniversary.  Thursday night was the hardest of all, because all those memories came rushing back.  Wednesday packing for camping, Thursday early morning start of our car trip, picnic lunch, arrive in...