I overuse parentheses, too.
I made this powerpoint for this week’s lesson - Regional/Iconic American Foods. I went back through and replaced all the text with my student’s reactions.
I can guarantee you I will reblog this every time it comes across my dashboard.
immediately sent this to Chad when I saw/heard it.
"For the last 13 years Japanese photographer Miyoko Ihara has been taking pictures of her grandma, Misao, to commemorate her life. 9 years ago, 88-year-old Misao found a stray odd-eyed cat in her shed: she called it Fukumaru, hoping that “the god of fuku (good fortune) would come and everything will be smoothed over like maru (circle).” Miyoko has been photographing their beautiful friendship and the way they go about their daily routine ever since.”
This actually made my day.
When Lou Reed asked me, “Emily Haines, who would you rather be, the Beatles or the Rolling Stones,” I shot back, “The Velvet Underground.” Quick thinking, sure, but also the truth. In our song “Gimme Sympathy,” we lament the fact that none of us living today are likely to achieve the stature or…
storefronts in Israel
nyc fine cigars, 9th ave. 2012.
Will I be something?
Am I something?
And the answer comes:
You already are.
You always were.
And you still have time to be.
"I kind of feel like writing, ya know? I just got that feeling" she said smiling. Just then, a big hawk came down and ripped her arms right off her shoulder blades. it seemed anything she wished would never come true, as this followed her around her entire life. after all, she couldn’t possibly write without arms. who could write without arms? that’s quite impossible. in fact, in order to be a true writer, you have to have really great arms. Really great arms. Have you seen hemingway’s arms? They were superb.
she looked down her arms in disbelief and said
"well, i guess that’s it. I just wasn’t meant to be a writer. " She shrugged with her ever present shoulders, which now stood alone on her body and pondered what her other career options would be.
a soccer player seemed like a promising future