Tuesday, July 23, 2013

My "Of Mice and Men" Speed Trial

When I realized I had to read Of Mice and Men again this summer, I wondered how quickly I could do it.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

An Analysis of Otis Redding's Version of "A Hard Day's Night"


Otis Redding once said, "Don't ever do a song as you heard somebody else do it."  Here's a look at his version of the Beatles' "A Hard Day's Night," which he performed without paying much attention to what the song was about.  

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

A Vocabulary Quiz Derived From Five Pages of "Blood Meridian"

Here are eleven words you'll need to know in order to understand pages 60-65 of Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy.

Monday, July 8, 2013

My Day at Wrigley

I had the chance to see the first-place Pittsburgh Pirates play the Chicago Cubs this week.