Archive for the 'Writing' Category

24 HOURS TO HIGH SCHOOL WALKOUT…

September 24th, 2014

Living on 24 Hours saved 27 days ago. Westminster Crackers saved 19 days ago. Willpower Expert Roy Baumeister on Staying in Control saved 3 days ago. Immigration protest cancelled over Mexican cartels ‘death threats’ saved 2 days ago. ‘We attribute too much to luck. Luck is an atheistic word for God’ saved 2 days ago. […]

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

September 24th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Political signs Grand jury to review Sunday fatality County studies health care plans ‘Old habits’ cost drug dealer jail time Man wanted in death of year-old girl caught in Mexico Top Headlines Poll: How much do political signs influence your vote? Great pictures of Marietta… […]

RULE NO. 83: OCCASIONALLY BREAK THE RULES …

September 23rd, 2014

Rule No. 83 – Break the Rules Once in a While. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES: HESS IN THE NEWS…

September 23rd, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Open city space Barlow’s 4-day blast Appeals court allows judges to carry weapons Marietta board acts on personnel Wolf Creek board OKs volleyball coach hiring Top Headlines Poll: What’s your favorite part of the Barlow Fair? Great pictures of Marietta… What’s going on here… Previously…

RULE NO. 82: COOK…

September 22nd, 2014

Rule No. 82 – Cook. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

September 22nd, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE (Note: Newseum doesn’t usually update the front pages until 0630 or so) Today’s headlines include: Local News Marietta Youth League focuses on the basics Marietta teen dies in wreck Devola wants its own trail Families dig archaeology at museum Once a Scout, always a Scout Top Headlines Poll: What’s your […]

STEPHEN KING ON ELEMENTARY EDUCATION…

September 21st, 2014

In the current issue of The Atlantic, Jessica Lahey interview Stephen King in How Stephen King Teaches Writing. Here are a few bits I found interesting. Lahey: If your writing had not panned out, do you think you would have continued teaching? King: Yes, but I would have gotten a degree in elementary ed. I […]

RULE NO. 81: GROW SOME OF YOUR FOOD…

September 21st, 2014

Rule No. 81 – Plant a Vegetable Garden if You Have the Space, a Window Box if You Don’t. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

NOT THE (SUNDAY) MARIETTA TIMES…

September 21st, 2014

TODAY’S PARKERSBURG NEWS AND SENTINEL FRONT PAGE TODAY’S PARKERSBURG NEWS AND SENTINEL FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Teri Ann’s to hold in-store celebration Day For Kids Harvest Moon Festival kicks off at City Park Morrisey: Issues can be addressed Annual Cookbook Contest deadline fast approaching Top Headlines Poll: Would you camp out in […]

ANOTHER LETTER-TO-THE-EDITOR…

September 20th, 2014

This is the letter-to-the-editor I’m sending to The Marietta Times in response to Glenna Clutter’s letter this morning calling David Burton a mild-mannered and intelligent man. Clutter went on to write that Burton’s reasoned explanations make sense to those not too deaf to listen. He does not peddle hate and intolerance, but he does promote […]

STEPHEN KING ON TEACHERS AND WRITERS…

September 20th, 2014

In the current issue of The Atlantic, Jessica Lahey interview Stephen King in How Stephen King Teaches Writing. Here are a few bits I found interesting. Lahey: You paint a pretty bleak picture of teachers as professional writers. Teaching is, after all, a “consumptive profession,” as a friend of mine puts it, and it can […]

RULE NO. 80: COMPOST…

September 20th, 2014

Rule No. 80 – Compost. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

September 20th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News End in sight for most summer construction projects The Ruble file School report cards are in 10 years later: Memories of Ivan 25th annual POW/MIA Day Top Headlines Poll: Do you approve or disapprove of the new traffic patterns around town? Great pictures of Marietta… […]

STEPHEN KING ON WRITING ESSAYS…

September 19th, 2014

In the current issue of The Atlantic, Jessica Lahey interview Stephen King in How Stephen King Teaches Writing. Here are a few bits I found interesting. Lahey: You have called informal essays “silly and unsubstantial things,” not at all useful for teaching good writing. What kinds of essay assignments are useful? King: I tried to […]

RULE NO. 79: TREAT TREATS AS TREATS …

September 19th, 2014

Rule No. 79 – Treat Treats as Treats. From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

September 19th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Digging deeper GOP dinner attraction Killer appeals his guilty plea City will renew effort to sell Phillips St. lot Fort Frye celebrates roof, gifts Top Headlines Poll: Do you plan to get a flu shot this fall? I have gotten a flu shot every year […]

STEPHEN KING ON FIRST DRAFTS…

September 18th, 2014

In the current issue of The Atlantic, Jessica Lahey interview Stephen King in How Stephen King Teaches Writing. Here are a few bits I found interesting. Lahey: You extol the benefits of writing first drafts with the door closed, but students are often so focused on giving teachers what they want and afraid of making […]

RULE NO. 78: EAT WITH OTHERS…

September 18th, 2014

Rule No. 78 – Eat with Other People Whenever You Can. We should look for someone to eat with before looking for something to eat and drink. —Epicurus From Food Rules, an eater’s manual by Michael Pollan Previously… Found in my electronic chapbook. See also Eating Mindfully by Jan Chozen Bey.

NOT THE MARIETTA TIMES

September 18th, 2014

TODAY’S MARIETTA TIMES FRONT PAGE Today’s headlines include: Local News Guns, ammo find Arrest pleases Clark’s family; fond memories of victim flow Cold Case Unit leads probe Beverly Council looking to cut pool’s red ink Corporate Challenge returns Top Headlines Poll: Are more inclined to play the lottery if there’s a reallybig jackpot? Great pictures […]

STEPHEN KING ON CUTTING WORDS…

September 17th, 2014

In the current issue of The Atlantic, Jessica Lahey interview Stephen King in How Stephen King Teaches Writing. Here are a few bits I found interesting. Lahey: By extension, how can writing teachers help students recognize which words are required in their own writing? King: Always ask the student writer, “What do you want to […]

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