Paul Kelly, writing teacher for Monona Grove High School, had me come talk to his class this Wednesday. I hope they had a good time, because I had a BLAST. I thought of so many things I wanted to tell them after we were done. I got two whole hours, though—so I packed a lot […]
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I love my life. Among the perks: having excellent friends. One of these, film director Scott Gracheff, showed up in town this weekend. He was here chaperoning his documentary The Rugby Player at the Wisconsin Film Festival. I got to see this fantastic, damn funny portrait of a 9/11 hero, and I got to go […]
Not much time to blog just now, as my pages are due Friday, and I am a wee tad bit behind. Instead, let me link to The Adventures of Sally, a charming early work by P. G. Wodehouse, who is a far better writer than anybody ever gives him credit for. This is a Project […]
I had a great holiday, and hope you did too. I’ve heard a lot of talk about how hard they are for many folks, and they sure can be. They have been for me, too, from time to time. Like Christmas 2011, when my mom was dying of cancer and the family was going into […]
No helpful post this week and last, because toddler. Hope you also are having warm, mellow holy days. I plan to post next Monday.