“Morning is an important time of day, because how you spend your morning can often tell you what kind of day you are going to have.” ―Lemony Snicket WHAT DOES SUMMER TASTE LIKE? As a writing teacher, I ask my students to think concretely about the abstract. In the first week of June, as the promise … More Refrigerator Oats: What Does Summer Taste Like?
“Do stuff. Be clenched, curious. Not waiting for inspiration’s shove or society’s kiss on your forehead. Pay attention. It’s all about paying attention. Attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager.” ― Susan Sontag As an English teacher, I make a living out of helping my students find connections … More Quadruple Berry Salad with Caramelized Pecans and Raspberry Vinaigrette