QotD: Sustaining Soul

Victor Hugo is an amazing writer. Les Miserables is a fantastic book. Another one I would classify as a Masterpiece. However, unlike Lord of the Flies, it is not  a book that I would recommend to just anyone. It is long. And the truth is, it is much longer than the story calls for. If... Continue Reading →

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QotD: From Nowhere

Saturday Sass! Anyone else feel it was a bit rich that a farm boy from Tatooine can tell anyone that they are from nowhere?

QotD: Hypocrisy

Sometimes my thought process is hard to follow. But I promise, if you hang on to the end, everything will come together when I finally get around to making my point. I don't know if that is because I have a flare for the dramatic and like big reveals, or I am just terrible at... Continue Reading →

QotD: True Magic

I have a thing for words. I love words. I love everything about them. I love finding the most perfect and most precise word for the sentence. I love word-play. I love taking apart a commonplace word and thinking about it's origins and what it means. I love ordering the words in a sentence, creating clauses... Continue Reading →

QotD: Power

While a Star Wars quote, there is so much here. This is a truth seen everywhere, through history, and in our daily lives. This is a truth of the One True Story that is the story of the world. Last year, when teaching Shakespeare's Julius Caesar, and my students were asking why the Senator's hated... Continue Reading →

QotD: The Beast

Most people have to read Lord of the Flies in high school. Most people hate it, or don't get it. I actually didn't have to read it in high school, because it was an on-level book and I was in Pre-AP that year. But I heard my friends talking about it, so I tried to... Continue Reading →

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