#188: The Long Drive

As I write this post, I'm hours away from heading on a long drive up to a different neck of the woods in Connecticut. I likely won't have the chance to spend much time not driving today, considering the length of this drive. It's a fairly normal commute that I take on Fridays or Saturdays, … Continue reading #188: The Long Drive



Teacher of the year, teacher of the year who deserves to be teacher of the year? Is it the newbie, struggling in solitude, toiling on lesson plans on a Monday midnight, pushed into submission by fellow teachers and students alike, ready to burst into flames on a moment's notice? Or the one who remains I … Continue reading Shame


Testing, one... two... three... Silence, Everyone silent This is a test, remember Take your test ticket, sign in, wait quietly; don't forget to be quiet, quiet as a bug, motionless and easily squished beneath pressure "How do Victor's actions develop the story's theme?" "Which detail from the text best supports your answer?" "How does this … Continue reading Test


What's out there? Is there anyone else around? Listen. What to hope for, what to dream for, a mystery to me Nothing on the horizon, the sun is all but gone Shambling from town to town, a forgetful husk waits for Fridays and Saturdays at the expense of his Mondays and Tuesdays When the weekend … Continue reading Future