My neighbor always used to blame me whenever she caught a cold or flu—"You gave me this"—and now I know she should have washed her hands before touching her face. I do not think she will be able to blame me for this. "Worser and worser" was the ungrammatical line from my childhood. A new [...]


I used to require my college writing students to attend: MFA in Writing Residency Brings Top Writers to Seaside for Nightly Readings in January The Pacific University Master of Fine Arts in Writing program hosts readings by top contemporary writers during its 10-day residency in Seaside. The series offers a rare opportunity to hear these [...]