Last weekend I read Nora Ephron’s slim volume of essays, “I Feel Bad About My Neck,” which was given to me by my boss. I enjoyed these essays – there’s a lot to like here, they’re funny and accessible, and intimate – but as I read them I became conscious of not wanting my own essays to ever sound like […]
Total immersion in this incredible poem for the next few days and, as I’m on vacation from work, get a head start on drafting my fourth and final (thank God, this class has been torture) essay for ENGL100.
“We’re always hearing about “following your dream,” but what if your dream is boring? Most people’s dreams are boring. What if you had a dream to sell roadside corn – if you went and sold it, would that mean you were living your dream? Would people perceive you as a failure anyway? And how long […]