[OGPS] A Letter Home
So, I was forced to write a letter home to one of my robotics kids' parents yesterday:
I was inspired, I suppose, by that Taylor Mali video. Not that I'm that awesome yet. Someday. I recently read a quote that I hope sticks with me for a while: "It's harder to be nice than clever." But then again, this letter wasn't even remarkably nice; it was just the honest thing to do.
And then I gave the student a bag of Hot Cheetos and some bite-sized candies. At which point, he informed me that I was "all right". Which might have been the best thing I've heard in a while:
"Ross, you all right."
I couldn't help but smile the entire bus ride back to Harvard.