On a calm day at the beach, sometimes our goal is an uninterrupted nap. If we wake in Bermuda, so be it. Other times, however, we pray for the waves to grow. And if they do and they capsize our boat, so be it.
Last summer, I shared some of the funny things Baby-Girl has said in the post “In Case I Step in Poop with One Foot (and Other Sayings).” Since then, I’ve still been mostly negligent when it comes to writing down the things she says, but over the last year I have managed to record a […]
The sigh of all the seas breaking in measure round the isles soothed them. Virginia Woolf, To the Lighthouse For other thoughts on the sea, try #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, and #21.
“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” Ben Franklin Wishing you all the peace and betterment the new year can bring. Happy New Year!
When I directed a high school writing lab, my favorite part of the job was working with students on their college application essays. It was challenging at first, teaching them to answer the prompts while showing their best selves in their own best words. But after I learned to ask the right questions and to […]
Don’t worry; I didn’t bring a pumpkin to the beach again this year. This is just a different shot of last year’s pumpkin. I like to get my money’s worth whenever possible. Nor, to my knowledge, have I walked around with a large toothpaste stain on my clothes like last year. There was no need, […]