My First Lecture

I spent about six months planning my first lecture for all of my English students at the beginning of the year. What could I say that would draw them in? That they had never heard before? That would teach them the far-reaching values of analyzing literature and still be engaging for the kids who hated…

Educated – Tara Westover

I read a lot - around 50 books a year. Each year, there are usually about fifteen books that I really like, and five or six that are great. If I'm lucky, one or two will be truly spectacular. Last year, I read All The Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy and was blown over by how gorgeous…