Almost all good writing begins with terrible first efforts. You need to start...– Anne Lamott
At 3am this morning...
Me: You're snoring.
Greg [while sleeping]: Yeah I am. Like a boss.
(Normally Greg apologizes profusely for snoring, which makes this exchange all the more funny.)
Today I learned that one of my favorite high school teachers, Jon Kawano (a.k.a. “Sensei”), unexpectedly passed away yesterday from a heart attack. To this day he remains one of the most unusual and memorable educators I have ever met. Half the reason I decided to take Japanese with him in eighth grade was so I could witness his well-known chair-lobbing, paper-hurling antics. It...