She Taught Science
But almost no one listened
“Here’s your lesson for today. Pay no attention to what your teachers say. Just notice what they wear, and that will tell you everything you need to know.” — “Clifford” to his niece in Crimes and Misdemeanors.
Mrs. Henry wore smart black dresses almost every day. Usually, with black stockings through which, if you were looking carefully, you’d notice the black…