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End of Season Reflections

End of Season Reflections

| December 1, 2014 | 7 Replies

“… inevitably the bathroom mirror shows the first white hairs … inevitably eyesight begins to fail and mysterious pains begin to shoot through the body. … these intimations of mortality plainly communicate the message: Your time is up, it’s time to move on. When this happens, few people are ready. … Some try to ignore […]

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Unproductive Coddling

Unproductive Coddling

| September 29, 2013 | 9 Replies

A few months ago I had the pleasure of being a guest speaker at an outdoor writing workshop. Among the topics brought up in the discussion that ensued was one student’s predisposition for flowery writing laden with positive adjectives, and devoid of narrative that may be perceived as adverse or controversial. The professor, a friend […]

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