"Are you engaged?" My student asked, interrupting my explanation of indefinite or nonexistent antecedents in the subjunctive. "No," I answered, and continued my explanation almost without skipping a beat. I hoped that my expression was as neutral as my voice, but I suspected not. To be engaged would imply that I had experienced some notion… Continue reading Are you engaged?
While procrastinating on real work, I read a blog post on the storyline blog (http://storylineblog.com/2012/09/19/bread-crumbs/) last week, and it got me to thinking about what my Edenic memory is. Blog author Al Andrews put it best when he described those memories as “moments of beauty and of innocence” that are so sweet, but at the… Continue reading Pancakes and Nate the Great