First Things First

Years ago, I attended a writing workshop with Tom Jenks and Carol Edgarian. Now I don’t even remember how I decided to go to this workshop, but I knew it was the right place for me when I learned that Anna Karenina (this translation) and Aristotle’s Poetics were among the required reading for the week.Now I’m […]

Be Easy, Baby

. . . in the immortal but out of context words of Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings. I often used to conduct item and passage review meetings with groups of teachers. I liked doing it, not only because I like being large and in charge. I also liked traveling to different states and meeting […]