English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

An Aside: In Teaching the Universe of Discourse, James Moffett describes human discourse as a party at which you show up late, find ongoing conversations all around you, listen until you feel you have something to add, get caught up in a discussion, and eventually have to leave although the more »

Cheap Local Gas

Here’s a link to an MSN page where you can type in your ZIP code and find a list of gas prices around your town. I was surprised to find a 20 cent per gallon difference near my own home. That’s at least a couple of bucks on a fill more »

Making a Splash

Most people using the Web for social networking can pick one or two hangouts—MySpace, Facebook, YouTube, LiveJournal, some Harry Potter fanfic site, or whatever—and devote their energies there, communing with like minds. And that’s cool. People who publish, however, have to splash as wide an audience as possible—which means having more »

There Are 2×2 Types of People in This World . . .

“There are only four types of officer. First, there are the lazy stupid ones. Leave them alone, they do no harm. Second, there are the hard-working intelligent ones. They make excellent staff officers, ensuring that every detail is properly considered. Third, there are the hard-working, stupid ones. These people are more »