Category: life & career

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#NPM17: Sylvia Plath

When I wasa BOY POET in high school I was in love with Sylvia Plath. I didn’t know at the… read more #NPM17: Sylvia Plath

Posted in books readings & writings

Coupon Audit Top 100 Book Blogs (I’m #93)

An infographic by the team at CouponAudit

Posted in life & career

Whimsy During Sandy

After seeing pictures of the devastation Sandy left in her wake, my own problems seemed very small and very manageable…. read more Whimsy During Sandy

Posted in community life & career music Rice Daddies

Once in a Lifetime: Ten Years of Telling My 9/11 Story

There’s a curious lyric right after the famous opening lines of the Talking Heads song, “Once In A Lifetime.” Letting… read more Once in a Lifetime: Ten Years of Telling My 9/11 Story

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Eye Confess

I was OK with it even with my inner- Tiger Mom (the angry condescending voice in my head that berates… read more Eye Confess

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Hamlet was my introduction to the Danes; Him and Danny Kaye prancing around a Hollywood set as Hans Christian Andersen…. read more Arbejdsglaede

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From their website: Reverb 10 is an annual event and online initiative to reflect on your year and manifest what’s… read more Reverb10

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Imagine 30 Years Ago

Bowie credits Lennon for inspiring “Fame.” Thirty years ago today. Where was I? High School. It feels like I was… read more Imagine 30 Years Ago

Posted in education & schooling fatherhood K2Twelve readings & writings

My Father, My Teacher?

There was an interesting discussion on NPR’s Tell Me More about fathers getting involved in their children’s education. I didn’t… read more My Father, My Teacher?

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Getting to “No” You

Whenever I think about rejection, I think about that old Johnny Yune joke: Women think I’m a sex object. I… read more Getting to “No” You