Archive for June, 2016

When I grow up, I want to be a hair model

June 24, 20166 CommentsPosted in Blogroll, careers/jobs for people who are blind, guest blog, memoir writing, Uncategorized, writing

After Prince died, I asked the writers in my memoir classes to write a 500-word essay about a celebrity’s death that made them especially sad. We published writer Bob Eisenberg’s essay about Vidal Sassoon here, and it inspired my young friend Tara to publish an essay about Vidal Sassoon on her taraisarockstar blog as well. […]

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Mondays with Mike: Act locally           

June 20, 20166 CommentsPosted in Mike Knezovich, Mondays with Mike, Uncategorized

With all the passion and angst and fear and — in some quarters joy — attending the presidential election this year, it’s easy to forget Tip O’Neill’s favorite maxim: All politics is local. Of course presidential elections matter (see Supreme Court), but in my view, real change bubbles up, it doesn’t trickle down. Attention must […]

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