TAMING THE TONGUE

TAMING THE TONGUE

When teaching through a particular subject, I find that everything suddenly relates to it. One co-worker alleges that I mentioned Dante in every conversation, while I was teaching through the Renaissance recently. I suppose there could be worse things to mention. My current subject, rhetoric, though a respected member of the Trivium, is not always… Read More ›

FRUITFUL RELATIONSHIPS

FRUITFUL RELATIONSHIPS

I’m single, in my thirties, so I think about and study the marriages around me with perhaps more attention than other groups of people would. There was an angry boy in my class when I was in grade school, whose parents seemed never to get along. I don’t know if they ever had. As a… Read More ›