Some Nice American Short Stories
Reflected upon by Patience Carter

Bartleby the Scrivner
The Grave
Hills Like White Elephants
The Tip Top Club
The Lottery (includes link to full text)
The Celebrated Frog of Calaveras County
The Cask of Amontillado (includes link to full text)
Cortes and Montezuma
The Man Who Was Almost A Man
     (A response to this relection by Van G. Garrett)
The A & P


Stuff by Patience:
On the Uses of Justice in the Public Schools
Quetzalcoatl


Other Stuff

The Wave (on video)
The Gift of the Magi
The Boy Who Laughed at Santa Claus--a poem by Ogden Nash

Twas the Night Before Christmas--a poem
Christmas Story by John Henry Faulk
The Real Lemony Snicket--NPR interview
More about Daniel Handler--Fresh Air interview
Guys Read and piece by Stephen King
My Struggle with Obesity by Rocky Tayeh, a radio piece



Morrill Books (my home away from home)