Writing Archive – The Great Confusion

This upcoming Monday brings another birthday for yours truly, and another potential trip around the sun.  Some years ago on the eve of my 18th birthday, I wrote the following rather bleak piece on where I was in life.  Last year I wrote a reply to that young punk from “Future Me” to offer a current perspective:…

Writing Archive – World Series Essay

I believe this essay about baseball’s World Series was written early in high school.  I can tell because the Chicago Cubs still didn’t have lights in Wrigley Field!  Here’s a baseball flashback from the archives, complete with my grade and teacher’s remarks… Baseball fans wait impatiently for each October to arrive and bring along the…

Writing Archive – Hamlet Essay

Going back to my Shakespeare high school class for this post.  I believe we were assigned to find a common theme throughout the play and write an essay about it. This is typed up as it was originally written, and includes commentary from my teacher: Hamlet’s Suicidal Tendencies Through his actions and words, Hamlet gives…