The Moon and The Little Red Hen

Last spring my daughter brought home The Little Red Hen from school.  This is the story about the hen who plants the wheat, grows the wheat, cuts the wheat, grinds it into flour, makes it into bread, all without her lazy friends’ help.  When the bread is fresh from the oven, the hen asks who will help […]

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When I was in high school I was a national champion of a certain kind of debate called public forum. I’ve never known how to say that in a way that doesn’t seem weird and boastful, and so I haven’t said much of anything about it in the sixteen years since it happened. I started […]

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