I remind myself not to speed. Tillotson Avenue has evolved into a bit of a power path for the university police and the state highway patrol. Digital speed limit signs flash when you’re driving too fast, and ominous, radar-equipped SUVs conspicuously tuck themselves into alleys and driveways. The courageously feckless disregard the warnings and speed […]
Long before I was born, author Earnest Hemingway coined a philosophy on writing called The Iceberg Theory. The idea behind his theory is that as a writer, you should know so much about your idea that you’ll actually need to use FEWER words to engage the reader. He explains it here: “If a writer of […]
He lays his head on the pillow beside me and I make a silent mental note: Keep an early bedtime if you want to reserve an hour of magical conversation with your kids. I throw my book on the floor and stare at him as he screams back at the invisible Frank Sinatra who sings […]
Have you ever noticed how an orange changes depending on how you eat it? Peel it, and your mouth salivates in anticipation as you peel layer by layer – white pulp underneath your fingertips, stinging the small, indiscernible cuts burrowed beneath your fingernails. The entire room fills with the most intoxicating smell as tiny sprays […]
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