Deb Kim’s Dead Language Advice

Best advice I have ever gotten? Easy. It was in 1979, during Latin class at prep school. Don’t laugh, I loved Latin and well, my Dad made me take it. At least I didn’t have to learn a new alphabet like my friends who took Greek. My teacher was Mark Harrington, a funny, engaging guy who looked and acted like Bill Murray. If we could translate a sentence, he’d exempt…

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Deb Kim: I’ve Never Given Up Imaginary Friends

I sat down to write about my friends for this week’s “friendship” theme, and decided to take different approach. Sure, we all have friends. Casual acquaintances, lifelong friends, the nice lady who baristas up my venti coffee so that I can get on with my day. All friends. Many of my best friends aren’t real. They are characters in books. I turn to them for company, comfort, a quick visit down memory lane…

Wednesday, September 15, 2010