Monthly Archives: August 2013

I Would Say “Fuck Cancer,” But I Don’t Think It Deserves Something That Enjoyable

Cancer has touched the lives of too many people in my life. You could say it’s the creeper neighbor of the medical world, and it needs to stay the hell away from the people I love. A week ago, we … Continue reading

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“Be Honest, Be Kind, Be Honorable, Work Hard, and Always Be Awesome.”

Just checking in for a minute to share my new class motto, courtesy of the awesomest of them all, Mr. Wil Wheaton: “Be Honest, Be Kind, Be Honorable, Work Hard, and Always Be Awesome.” See his post here. This is … Continue reading

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Morning Poem: Joe Wilkins’s “Then I Packed You Up the Ridge Like a Brother on My Back”

Okay, so it’s not morning anymore. Still, I thought this day needed a little poetry action. My choice: Joe Wilkins’s “Then I Packed You Up the Ridge Like a Brother on My Back.” It’s the featured poem today over at Poetry … Continue reading

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Putting Pen to Paper

My mother has impossibly perfect handwriting – small, uniform, and neat. I could never forge her signature on bad report cards. She was an absolute stickler for good handwriting, and when I was a child, my sloppy letters must have irked … Continue reading

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