Category Archives: mortality

Surprise, surprise! PLUS a real hope

I got my access to WordPress restored! Yeah, it’s back. I made a mistake entering my “credentials,” but it was the right mistake. Far effin’ out for once. This posting is a good place to set and a place-marker. A … Continue reading

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In memory of Lucy Grealy

Several years ago, while teaching at a community college in northern New Jersey, I scanned the textbook looking for essays I might use as writing prompts. I found an excerpt from a book called Autobiography of a Face by an … Continue reading

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