Monthly Archives: December 2013

Writing Responsibly

Though I’m a full eight months’ distance from stepping into a classroom, every now and again a new way to restate the obvious (to me) suggests itself. So, in the Lessing tradition of TheĀ Golden Notebook, I share today’s draft of my Day 1 Apology (lecture) intended for Pre-Composition students enrolled in ENG098. God did not […]

Adding Up The Cost

I may have mentioned that part of this sabbatical is being used to prepare a collection of letters our father wrote to our mother shortly after my second birthday and nine months before our American Adventure began. Each time I handle this history something else leaps out at me. In the last section, reflections I […]