Why are so many middle aged people dropping dead?

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First thing this morning, I saw the headlines that wrestling star Chyna had died. She was 45 years old. (Update: About an hour after I posted this, a friend sent me a text telling me Prince also died today). I don’t care about her death any more than I care about anyone else’s. I’ve always … Read more…

Lesson plan

Tonight I sat in a room full of middle and high school students, where I was tasked with teaching them about creative writing. I had an idea more than a month ago about how I might approach this. That turned into an outline, and the outline turned into typed and printed notes, which then turned … Read more…