The US Represented MUSE-Letter for November 13-November 19, 2016

Sunday, November 13: Habitually Distracted

“At the Table with David Sedaris” – Gary Walker

sedarisFriday before last, I went to see David Sedaris read at the Center for the Performing Arts in Denver. At the signing table, we chatted a bit about writing, and he offered me some water for my empty beer cup. At first I declined, but then I thought, “David Sedaris just offered to pour me some Fiji water. How can I possibly say no?”

Full of Balooney” Jerome Parent – 11-15-2016

balloonIn the essay “Full of Ballooney,” Jerome Parent looks at the simple balloon as a teaching tool for both kids and adults.