Wednesday, April 28, 2010


In one fell swoop, the instructor managed to quash all the hopes and dreams of her young and impressionable students. Too bad I was one of those students.

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Saturday, March 6, 2010


As he stood gnawing on the turkey leg, sauce dripping from his Mick Jagger lips, the man's masticating teeth were grinding against one another, to the utter horror and chagrin of all within a 100-yard radius.

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Thursday, March 4, 2010


I hope my didactic newspaper column helped reinforce the lesson I taught in rhetoric today.

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Tuesday, March 2, 2010


Honestly, though I'm no fan of Valentine's Day, I do think it was kind of rude of the person who kept temporizing when my friend asked him to the dance, only to say at the last minute he didn't want to go.

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Wednesday, February 24, 2010


Racquelle marvelled at the arcana of the teenage years; she speculated that perhaps, that was the one subject that mere mortals would never be able to understand.

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Saturday, February 20, 2010


As soon as the words escaped her mouth, she realized she had committed an egregious error.

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Friday, February 19, 2010


Racquelle, the world-renowed gastronome, refuses to eat anything from McDonald's.

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Thursday, February 18, 2010


Duplicity ruined the friendship of a high schooler and a girl who was an infamous gossip. Turns out the gossip forgot that her latest and juiciest story involved the sister of the other friend. Too bad she told that story to the friend...

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Wednesday, February 17, 2010


Sometimes I think I need to invest in some hypnagogic remedies to counter my frequent bouts of insomnia.

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Tuesday, February 16, 2010


The inexorable professor would make no exceptions to any of the rules in her syllabus.

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Monday, February 15, 2010


Using descriptive images and effective metaphor can vivify almost any essay.

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Sunday, February 14, 2010


*Word of the Day is back by popular demand! Hopefully I can keep up with this thing and maybe fill in the huge gap I created by not posting for several months.*

The cynic found a billet-doux in her mailbox and promptly threw it in the recycle bin. Probably just as well for the unfortunate man who was trying to court her.

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