Tag Archives: irony

Emptying out some of the cluttered spaces

I was driving home today after doing some errands and a very old memory popped into my head. I was young —maybe 8 years old. There was a car accident at the corner of our street, Sabra Road and Willys Parkway. … Continue reading

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“The Necessity for Irony” by Eavan Boland

On Sundays, when the rain held off, after lunch or later, I would go with my twelve year old daughter into town, and put down the time at junk sales, antique fairs. There I would lean over tables, absorbed by … Continue reading

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The irony of Santa letters

Every year our middle school classes receive letters through the local paper that other students have written to Santa. These letters come from schools of need and in these letters the young students request specific presents. Their teachers usually attach … Continue reading

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Ides of March

Each year the Latin classes at our school reenact the Ides of March twice by symbolically murdering Julius Caesar, played once in the morning by the dean of students and at lunch by the high school principal. In today’s reenactment … Continue reading

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