Monthly Archives: December 2010

The Tortoise and the Tome

My generation—young side of Baby Boomer—were early casualties of the Speed Reading trend, bombarded with ads for Evelyn Woods Reading Dynamics. Like today’s schoolchildren, we were administered tests at every juncture, tests no more effective at predicting future success in anything than the ones administered today. Continue reading

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Was that an “ah” or a Yawn?

Artistic types all have their yuletide seasonal work. Dancers have their Nutcrackers, actors have A Christmas Carol and solo singers have their Messiahs. Also their Nutcrackers. Even though not many people see us there on the sidelines. It’s a sweet … Continue reading

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