Someone You'd Admire - Fleet Foxes (Helplessness... →
15 Books, 15 Pounds
Ms. Bryanna Tidmarsh has challenged me to a 15 book, 15 lbs. goal by August 1st. Our goal is therefore to read 15 books and lose 15 lbs. Therefore I’ve searched around my room for books I want to read as a part of this challenge. Here is a list of all of them: 1. The Divine Comedy: Inferno [Dante Alighieri] 2. The Divine Comedy: Purgatorio [Dante Alighieri] 3. The Divine...
A little more than a month and I will be residing in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. The lease on my new apartment begins on July 1st and I’ll be moving in shortly after that. It’s all so strange and yet so reassuring to my being that I will be on my own working towards my future. I can only hope that Hashem watches over me as well as my family and friends. I will strive to live a life of...
Your own life must be considered before your friend’s.– Talmud, Bava Metzia
Klezmerfest 2011 →
Tonight was indeed a celebration. I visited my future home in Cape Girardeau, Missouri at Southeast Missouri State today. Dr. Phegley, the TA supervisor was extremely welcoming to me and my family. I was blessed to be able to sit in on a class of her’s in which TA’s were discussing composition teaching pedagogies and their rhetorical effects. Needless to say I was in an orgasmic...
This is the audio portion of my Teaching...
Nigger Jim (A Poem)
Nigger Jim Nigger Jim, as they used to call you. That didn’t end for quite some time, Some say it never has. But politically it was negro Jim, but does that sound any better? Then it was Black Jim, then it is African American Jim. Now to be “politically correct” (whatever that will mean ten years down the road) it’s ‘slave Jim.’ Tell me Jim why should Progress be reversed? The problem with all of...