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The Return of the Stress Reduction Dogs

We’re staggering towards the end of the semester and along with the usual end of term Chekhov showcases and requests for extensions we recently welcomed the return of the stress reduction dogs. 276 more words

Morning Intention: This Is Not a Crisis

“Anyone can face a crisis — it’s the day-to-day living that wears you out.” (Chekhov)

Morning Intention: To remember that I am worthy of love even if nothing special seems to be happening. 340 more words

Homework - 12/03


Rehearse your own personal psychological gesture. Experiment with speed and movement of the body. What feels right? Step forward, shrink, turn while practicing your gesture. 50 more words


"A Month in the Country" by Ivan Turgenev

I’ve long had a theory – which will, I am sure, be quite exploded in the comments section of this post by people better read than myself – that while the novel was establishing itself in the nineteenth century as perhaps the most important literary form of the age, drama lagged significantly behind. 1,740 more words


Don’t tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.

-Anton Chekhov

Muse Of The Day

Why Charles Williams? Or, Why I Do Not Like Chekhov

Last week I wrote “Why C.S. Lewis?”

I still seem to be in a period of Inklings obsession (the Inklings were C.S. Lewis’s Christian writing group), and I’m about halfway through Grevel Lindpop’s  1,417 more words


Die of a Sort of Creeping Common Sense

“Nowadays most people die of a sort of creeping common sense, and discover when it is too late that the only things one never regrets are one’s mistakes.”

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