dear school

dear school, i know, i know ... you weren't supposed to end until late may anyways. and it's only the end of april now. 'can't you just hold on for 4 more weeks?' you ask. it sounds reasonable to the administration, to the teachers, to our parents - even to myself, at first. it can't… Continue reading dear school

war and peace

i finished war and peace by Leo Tolstoy today ... and it has been a beautiful ride. once you get the Russian names straight. i started by making the decision to read the classics in order to improve my vocabulary and writing in general, and war and peace seemed the most intimidating title I could… Continue reading war and peace