I spend more and more time at my desk these days, doing everything from preparing the family taxes to working on this blog. Because of this, my workspace is constantly changing. Holding the clutter at bay is challenging, so I prefer to keep nearby only a few quality items that serve multiple purposes over a stockpile of things I might never need.
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I'm an English instructor at a Southern California community college. On a great teaching day, I help students write and make the class time fly by regaling them with stories of my poor college writing habits. On a bad day, I torture my students with horrifying writing examples, including references to my college years, and discussions of readings that invoke yawns and texting friends. Usually, it's the former...I think. View more posts