A Speech Evaluation as Experienced from the Other Side of My Desk

We wait in the lobby for about 10 minutes, my son, his wife and I. “David.” His name is “David.” I can’t consistently recall his name, but I always know who he is, that he is my son, and that I love him. Hopefully he knows that. His wife – I cannot for the life […]

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Scarlet, the Beggar and Me

Walking into the conference room of a continuing education course always makes me feel a little like the bumblebee girl in Blind Melon’s “No Rain” video. The bumblebee girl, you may recall, is so ridiculously out of place everywhere she dances. That garish leotard. That tutu accentuating her prepubescent potbelly. Those impractical tap shoes announcing […]

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