Monthly Archives: April 2014

Check Engine

A yellow light illuminated on the control panel of my car. It read “Service Engine Soon.” Some car designer didn’t pay attention to his English teacher’s lesson on ambiguity. I tell my students to embrace ambiguity. They all want fast … Continue reading

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I Love Kelle Hampton!

April 1, 2014 From her pigeon-toed, open-mouthed selfies to her Poppa, I cannot get enough of Kelle Hampton. Christmas has passed, but her book Bloom, Finding Beauty in the Unexpected would make a terrific Easter gift. Especially if you gave … Continue reading

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