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Lost in the details

It was a Wednesday night in 2006, and in Ms. Weingarden’s third-grade class, Wednesday nights were reading nights. In my family, these were tense at best.
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On-campus napping is important

My friend and I have a foolproof napping system. A particularly evil professor of ours takes attendance in class. As a result, we both show up. But we do not let the professor defeat us. We wear our comfortable pants, raise our hands when our names are called for attendance,
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Recommended reading

Reading Life Closely

“The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism” and “Why Evolution is True” both lie open on the table like red and blue pills in Morpheus’s outstretched hands
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A preface

Reading Life Closely

I was 17, sitting in the back seat of my mom’s Prius and watching the setting sun smear its light onto the bay when I thought of my first good metaphor. It only took about 13 years of voracious reading and the perfect alignment of sun, ocean and observer for
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