Daily Archives: 2/2/2008

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson 1

If you work with teenagers or like teenage literature, Speak is one of those books you probably know about, one of those books that has achieved almost mythological status because of how powerful it is. That’s the impression I had, at least, but I had never actually read it before. One thing I love about […]

Memento mori. 4

At church on Wednesday, they said that the Ash Wednesday service is next week. Ash Wednesday? It’s almost Lent already? How did this happen? I was doing yoga that night, and at the end there is a position called Savasana, which I believe is called the “corpse pose.” I have been told that we do […]