Fall is here, and many of my students have left for college, new jobs and other ventures. Those who studied with me this summer brought a special color and texture to my teaching life, and like scattered autumn leaves, I will miss each of them. A teacher
treads carefully, learning more about a student through his or her writing than through personal questions. After all, we are there to work...
New York City is home to thousands of manicurists from faraway places. Normally there is little conversation between people having their nails done and the people doing the job. For one thing, manicurists often have limited English, but in addition, many
people prefer to read, listen to music or just stare into space while in the relaxing environment of a nail salon. I broke through that wall...
Here are the 5 ways to stay sharp over the summer: READ, read, read,
read and READ! It almost doesn't matter what you read, but here are some ideas 1) A novel, any kind as long as it makes you want to keep turning/swiping the page. Detective story, romance, historical fiction, you choose
2) A newspaper. Try an editorial to stretch your mind. Look up any words you don't recognize. 3) A memoir...