Cancelled? Postponed? Deferred? Adapted?

On March 10th, this article was published in The Atlantic titled “Cancel Everything.” Eventually there were more and more lists of things that were cancelled and emails upon emails announcing cancellations. But then, came the many euphemisms in an attempt to disguise the reality of just how much our plans needed to change and just how little we are really in control. 

A friend of mine reflected on this to me the other day basically musing: “Why is it so hard for people to just say and accept that things are cancelled?” Continue reading “Cancelled? Postponed? Deferred? Adapted?”

Reading “Prisoner of Tehran”

In light of the current events taking place in Iran, I decided picked up Marina Nemat’s memoir Prisoner of Tehran, which I’ve been meaning to read ever since I heard her speak at Acton University in 2013:

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