Teaching Updates

The Fall 2014 semester is officially off the ground, so I thought I'd post a few links here to my professorial life, in case anyone's curious. I'm teaching Writing for Digital Media for the second time ever this year (both my second time, and the university's second-ever such offering), and I've created a separate website … Continue reading Teaching Updates

My Work-in-Progress

A few days ago, the lovely Amy Weldon tagged me for one of those Facebook go-arounds designed to help writer's share their current work, so I thought I'd comply here on the blog.The directive: post this letter, along with the first sentence of three chapters of your work-in-progress, and tag names of other writer friends … Continue reading My Work-in-Progress

The Privilege of Staying Silent

In the weeks since Michael Brown's shooting death there, I haven't said anything about Ferguson. I've quietly retweeted a few things, but I haven't so much as shared an article on my own, though I've read plenty. I've been trying to figure out why I'm staying silent.It isn't because I'm not outraged. I am, though … Continue reading The Privilege of Staying Silent

Pork Chops with Kale in Mustard-Apple Cider Reduction

This recipe has almost everything a good, quintessential autumn recipe should: pork, dark greens, apple cider. Yum. I wanted to do something with my pork chops and the apple cider I had, but was hoping to break out of the pork chops & applesauce mode (mostly because I don't have any of my mother's applesauce, … Continue reading Pork Chops with Kale in Mustard-Apple Cider Reduction