Day: January 12, 2019

The O. Henry Prize Stories


Every year Anchor Books publishes a collection of short stories honoring O. Henry. The 2018 edition did not disappoint and I highly recommend it. O. Henry’s given name was William Sidney Porter. He was born in Greensboro, North Carolina in […]

What is Education?


“Education is not the filling of a pail but the lighting of a fire.” – William Butler Yeats Yeats’ definition of education is a useful model. Some believe that the learning process is really a piling on of more and […]