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Workshop: Counterargument

In addition to our reading into countering in Rewriting, this page from Harvard’s writing program on some of the basics of counterargument is useful. If countering in general terms means challenging or resisting or–as Harris puts it–finding the useful limitations of a critical perspective or assumption, then counterargument is when the writer turns the countering onto his or her own perspective. 819 more words

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October 22, 1987. Pokhara, Nepal. Our Nepalese trek started out innocently enough, sitting in a hotel room in Kathmandu reading through a book on trekking the Annapurna Range. 1,385 more words


Time for the Holidays

Time for the holidays to begin! They’re just about here, and I’m excited for that feeling of jolly good cheer. Hey, if you’re offering any jolliness out there, I’ll take it! 210 more words

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Hello december!

Don’t you love markets?? Today I ended up with some flowers, spices, tomatoes (3kg!!!!) and the chubbiest bananas I’ve ever seen.

A walk by the sea always makes me feel good. 199 more words

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