Archive for October, 2011

Happy Halloween


Halloween Parade — The Johnson Park School, Princeton, NJ 1969 I love these costumes.  The scary man walking his dog, the ghost with his finger in his mouth, the wizard witch with the poison apple in hand.  My mother took them when I was in kindergarten.  I haven’t thought about them in years until I […]

There are three necessary elements in a story—exposition, development, and drama. Exposition we may illustrate as “John Fortescue was a solicitor in the little town of X”; development as “One day Mrs. Fortescue told him she was about to leave him for another man”; and drama as “You will do nothing of the kind,” he […]