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On re-reading Fahrenheit 451

Yesterday I read Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451 again for the first time since social media became a factor in my life. When I first read Fahrenheit, probably early in middle school, television still seemed to be the greatest threat to interest in good books. What’s jarring is that on this second read… Continue reading

Cheering for you

Cheering for you

One drumbeat, one word from the announcer, and the crowd is chanting: defense, defense! The home team melts as their opponents approach and let the basketball slip past, straight into the hoop. Applause from the other side. The announcer tries again. Make some noise. Louder, louder! The crowd stirs and yells, following the prompts of … Continue reading