To write well, it helps to read well. By reading well, I don’t mean fast reading speeds or good reading comprehension (although those help too). A good reader, in the sense that I mean, reads widely and thoughtfully, taking the time to notice details and make connections between different subjects. 360 more words
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The cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.
After leading the Toronto Maple Leafs to the exhilarating game 7 in the first round of the 2012-13 NHL playoffs, Leafs general manager, Dave Nonis, must not have been confident enough in the young, improving Reimer’s play, because as we all know, Jonathan Bernier was acquired in a trade from the Los Angeles Kings. 1,554 more words
I’m a self-confessed book snob. I like reading classics, you see, and this was what led to me deciding to read Nabokov’s Lolita years ago. I stopped reading halfway through it because it reaaaally creeped me out, so OFCOURSE it made sense to make finishing it this month’s challenge. 181 more words