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Freehand lines :: Lignes à main levée

   Blow, blow, thou winter wind.
Thou art not so unkind
As man’s ingratitude;
Thy tooth is not so keen,
Because thou art not seen,
Although thy breath be rude.
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Sketches / Drawings / Paintings

The Winter's Tale @ Lion & Unicorn Theatre

Another round of Shakespeare! This time it is The Winter’s Tale performed by the fantastic Shakespeare Sessions. The company are very talented and have great direction by Ross McGregor, who brings to the stage a steampunk themed play, and actually for me, the most fun adaptation of… 498 more words

The Benefits of Reading Like A Writer

Writers don’t necessarily read like other people. Many of us notice little things—plot devices, grammar errors, characterization flaws—that other readers don’t, and they bug us, because we’ve sensitized ourselves to what good writing reads like. 548 more words

Writing Advice

Travel Thursday: Sand Gets In Your Bard

I couldn’t help but grin as I stood with the rest of the crowd to applaud; the last lines of The Comedy of Errors had pretty much encapsulated the whole work, tying it up neatly in a bow, one might say. 1,376 more words


on fatherhood and weekly recaps

I meant to do a Weekly Recap every week.  Hence the label of “Weekly Recap.”  Makes sense, right? Alas, as you may or may not have noticed, I’ve only done one.   235 more words

Blog Posts

Dream a Little Dream

I think I must have The Hobbit on the brain because my dream started out with me at the mall hoping to get tickets to the movie, but of course it was much too late and they were all sold out. 466 more words


Shakespeare, Oppression, and Today

During class last week, I showed students how to break down practice AP Language and Composition argumentative essay prompts. The one I used to model for them was an excerpt from a speech in… 719 more words