Category: readings & writings

Announcements about readings and presentations. Thoughts on writing and blogging.

#NPM17: Sylvia Plath

When I wasa BOY POET in high school I was in love with Sylvia Plath. I didn’t know at the time that she was a SAD GIRL poet that only sad girls could like. We the sad girls and me were…

My Father, My Teacher?

There was an interesting discussion on NPR’s Tell Me More about fathers getting involved in their children’s education. I didn’t respond in time to be on air but wrote a post accompanying the segment. Also interesting is bigWOWO’s podcast of…

Every Sha La La La

Sometimes when I sit down to write, I open my Web browser intending to find the source of a quote or factoid I think I remember. Sometimes I am successful. Sometimes I fail. And sometimes I get completely taken away…

Blog Out

Sometimes it is not a matter of what is said (or being the first to say it) but a matter not being the only one saying it. I began blogging with the hope that it would reacquaint me with writing.…