In Praise of Adjunct Teaching

Sharing what I know and learning new things from new people are two of my favorite activities. This would explain why I became a reporter and writer. It would also explain why, after the events of September 11, I was inspired leave my job as a business reporter to join Teach For America in an […]

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The Hunger Games — Supersized

In The Hunger Games, Katniss Everdeen’s idea of a good meal might be a stew of rabbits and the root vegetable that bears her name. A Reaping Day feast could even include a good loaf of bread from the town bakery and a small chunk of her sister’s homemade goat cheese. Fancier fare is reserved […]

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If Eckhart Tolle Blogged

For those of you who have read the work of Eckhart Tolle, WordPress might seem an odd medium for his message. But blogging and reading the words of others has not only brought the writer’s work to mind for me recently, it’s brought The Power of Now, the title of Tolle’s bestseller, to my life […]

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