Birds, Boulders, and Buffy: A Guide to Writing and Life

Some days I think I speak solely in phrases from movies and literary quotes. It’s wonderful when someone gets the reference, but usually I just get that half smile that implies “Well, we knew this day would come. His cheese has slid off his cracker.” If you ask me how I’m doing, you’re likely to … More Birds, Boulders, and Buffy: A Guide to Writing and Life

Hirsch’s List: History’s Dead White Men Are Both Relevant and Irrelevant

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. Werner Heisenberg is taking his shiny new car out for a drive. Along the way he decides to pick up his buddy Erwin Schrödinger. They’re cruising the boulevard, not a care in the world when they see blue lights behind them. Heisenberg pulls to the curb, rolls down … More Hirsch’s List: History’s Dead White Men Are Both Relevant and Irrelevant