What Does A Family Vacation to Walt Disney World Have to Do with Reading and Writing?

We just came back from a few days at Walt Disney World. These are three of my favorite things: reading, writing, and traveling. So I started noodling the various ways they influence one another. My thinking was all over the … Continue reading What Does A Family Vacation to Walt Disney World Have to Do with Reading and Writing?

Everything I Need to Know About Swearing I Learned in High School

Writers and readers assume that words have meaning and value. The prevalence and nonchalant attitude surrounding profanity in western culture might have us believe that using hardy vocabulary is appropriate willy-nilly – after all, that’s how we live. But perhaps … Continue reading Everything I Need to Know About Swearing I Learned in High School