In my job I tutor all kinds of students, but most of the writing they show me is academic writing and their questions are about how to do it, improve it, and understand it. 1,123 more words
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Back home, in John Irving style small town New Hampshire, there are exactly three things to do after nine o’clock at night.
The first is to hang out at Wal-Mart, which is not very exciting, and has become the past time of far too many of the high school kids. 914 more words
At the risk of offending equality campaigners, I’m aware that I’ve gravitated backwards regarding my working relationships with the opposite sex. I’m surprisingly alright with it now that I’m closer to retirement age than I was when I was younger and the natural male-female interaction became skewed for fear of sexual inappropriateness or harassment accusations. 1,045 more words