Since I’ve been wordy lately – I thought this would be a nice ‘reblog’…

The Mercenary Researcher

Mom – this post is for you ~ Love ya!

Every time I make a payment for my student loans, I silently curse King Lear.  He’s the one that got me in this mess in the first place.  How could I have possibly fortified myself against the lure of intellectual discourse as a young girl in an adult college writing course?  A room full of adult people conversing about literature? Debate regarding a Shakespearian play? DISCUSSION! They were talking about something they read and they weren’t expected to write about it using power paragraphs.  No one I knew discussed books or plays. No one I knew even read plays. Like I said, I was defenseless.

On second thought, maybe it’s my Mother’s fault.  Curse her for bringing a precocious 12 year old child to her writing class at the community college she was attending.  And curse the professor, as well…

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About Rutabaga the Mercenary Researcher

I'm a research librarian for Public Television, story teller, bike commuter, baker, music fiend, lover of reading & books, mother, wife, friend - and many more descriptive adjectives and nouns.
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