Browsing All Posts filed under »Writing«

Where’s Citizen Teacher?

November 12, 2020


I needed SILENCE.

Write for Right

October 13, 2020


I celebrate those who write to advocate for human and civil rights.

The Archive & The Library

October 5, 2020


I've been sorting, organizing, and purging...

Writer-Illustrator: Sang Lam

September 9, 2020


I worked with so many talented artists as a high school English teacher, and I am always delighted to watch them learn and grow as artists, thinkers, and humans over time. Today‚Äôs guest post is from a former student, Sang Lam, who sent me her senior thesis project, a delightful picture book titled Way Back […]

S. Kubrick: An Accomplished Archivist!

July 29, 2020


I've just learned that Stanley Kubrick assembled an amazing archive over the course of his career.

Scattered and Blue, Troubled In Mind

July 28, 2020


I struggle for words, for an idea.

Language Matters: Pronouns; B for Black

July 14, 2020


I celebrate two important developments in language use in the media.

Yeppers, You Know Yip!

June 28, 2020


Good Sunday Morning, Freethinking Friends! Welcome to the Sunday Service! Today I’d like to focus on an old, faithless friend… You might not know that you know him, but you do know Yip Harburg. Today’s inspirational text comes from the mind of the man who put the rainbow in Oz. He wrote, “Brother Can You […]

Inky Oliver Writes About Writing

June 26, 2020


The act of writing, when it goes well, gives me a pleasure, a joy, unlike any other.

Zen, Motorcycle, Mom

June 25, 2020


Today I am thinking of the cycles of time.