Fiction Friday: View from the Pepper Tree

Many years ago I fancied myself a budding author of fiction. I wrote a few novels, some finished and some half-finished. While I know now that I'm no novelist, and I know that my fiction writing is not the best, I do want to share it. So every Friday I will be sharing a chapter... Continue Reading →

Still Emily?

I have lately noticed more lines around my eyes and wrinkles in my forehead, and this semester, not one of my students ventured to ask me how old I was, like they used to. When I taught English 1010 students several years ago in my late twenties, they inevitably would wonder if I was old... Continue Reading →

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