Some Ideas Resurrected from a Box in the Closet

Once home to a pair of Merrell boots, the box in my living room closet labeled GRAD SCHOOL is now home to a pile of chewed-up old folders: syllabi, lesson plans, thesis, writing feedback. For nearly two years, I haven’t done anything with that box but schlep it around—Missoula to DC to Wisconsin to Minnesota. … More Some Ideas Resurrected from a Box in the Closet

When you put yourself out there, you give everyone the right to comment on your hair

There’s an episode of 30 Rock where protagonist Liz Lemon prepares to host her own TV show for the first time. When word gets out that she’s about to make her TV debut, one friend eyes her closely and says, “TV? Are you sure you didn’t mean radio?” Another frowns and says, “Well, your hair … More When you put yourself out there, you give everyone the right to comment on your hair