Fresh blueberries from this summer, now frozen in my freezer
At the start of the New Year, I was very determined to sit down and evalu..
Everything about this fall feels different than the past two I’ve experienced in Chicago. I’m no longer trying to figur..
I have a confession to make. These classes this Spring are REALLY rocking my ocean. I mean, I have painstakingly awai..
Holiday Party at Jeanne’s House
I know a few people who write for various media sites and publications. As I’ve read their ‘Best of 20..
I just got to meet my new nephew. Do you know how cool it is to be a first-time uncle? The coolest.
My sister had her son on June 1..
For an educator it is the greatest reward to see your students interested in a lesson, engaged thoughtfully in their work, and demonst..
Three weeks into the semester I have read five books, written drafts for three pieces (however short), and taught six classes. That’s ..
I don’t know if it’s because I have so much to do (that’s never stopped me before) or because I take the term “break” literary, but I ..
In one of my classes this week, we read Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury’s classic about a society that burns books and one man that dares..
There’s a feeling of euphoria you get when you perform in front of others. It’s intensified when the performance is a piece that you w..