It All Started With A Google Search

So I'm reading this leviathan of a book, and I decided I want to learn more about the book's context and so on. I Googled "reading about Moby-Dick" or "how to r...

Mastery Takes a Very Long Time

I've agreed to write one article per month. Here's where the the realm of ignoramus exists, and well before master. By verbalizing the agreement with the publis...

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There is No Try

The great sage Yoda reminded me there is no try. Do or do not. Over the last three weeks I have begun a steady change in my behavior. I am tempted to say I am t...

Manners: Those Pesky Pronouns

Manners get a bad rap, I think. American informality gets confused with poor behavior. Manners are really about making other people feel comfortable around me. ...