Monthly Archives: July 2012

Tall Tales

Hooray, it’s Friday the 13th and time to celebrate Pat’s and my anniversary again. And what better can you do for an anniversary than to tell tall tales? Pat can probably think of several better alternatives, but I can’t. In … Continue reading

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O Captain, My Captain

I bet English majors still study Walt Whitman as the foremost American poet. Whitman (1819-1892) wrote the greatest tribute to Lincoln, an extended metaphor about the American ship of state just reaching the harbor when the captain is discovered dead. … Continue reading

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