It’s been a while since we’ve posted our bloomers round-up, . . . [t]his month we want to . . . extend our heartfelt congratulations to those among our rolls here at Bloom who’ve been recognized and/or have recently bloomed in new and exciting ways.
“I read somewhere that most people’s favorite teacher is a high school English teacher. That doesn’t mean that English teachers are better than other teachers. It means that rather than talk about amoebas or equations, we talk about feelings – Holden Caulfield’s, Hamlet’s, Hedda Gabler’s – and teenagers are full of feelings, so we’re right up their alley. Teaching literature is like shooting fish in a barrel and damned near solipsistic; every great book is, after all, about me.”
by Peter Ferry
What he didn’t say was “You’re fat and I’m old,” but it was true, and somehow that was enough for them to like each other and joke a bit at least for this hour.