The Unraveling of Mr. White

When eighth grade came around, we were relieved at first to find that our new English teacher was more interested in grammar drills than in having us read or write masterpieces. He followed the textbook methodically: no odd seating arrangements, no sarcastic comments on papers, no confusing assignments. We learned on the very first day … Continue reading The Unraveling of Mr. White

Thoughts Upon Watching that new X Files Episode by the Guy who Wrote all the Good Ones

I couldn’t sleep the other night because I took 40 mg. of prednisone for strep throat at 7 PM, so please learn from my mistake. In my wakefulness, I decided to go downstairs to see what my husband was up to, and he suggested watching a recent new X Files episode. It ended up being … Continue reading Thoughts Upon Watching that new X Files Episode by the Guy who Wrote all the Good Ones