Lifelong Learning

Texted: Letterpress

Class: Letterpress Oh the loveliness of letterpress — the paper texture and heft, the tack of the ink, the artisan aesthetic, the historical technology, the gently indented printing, and those MACHINES. Oh the machines. If you search for “letterpress” on Google or Pinterest, beautiful business cards, posters, and wedding invitations dominate the results. You get maybe …

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Taking Stock: Options Markets & Executing a Trade

Classes: Options Markets & Executing a Trade Back in the day, I briefly worked in downtown NYC. Sometimes I would wander around Wall Street during my lunch break and check out the latest fashion for floor brokers. Gold, green, and red loose-fitting jackets…fancy fancy. Fashion aside, the math-y part of my brain was intrigued by …

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Write Brain: Creating Effective Characters

Class: Creating Effective Characters Thumpthumpthump…this was one of the Lifelong Learning classes that made my heart race. The anxiety kind, not the overjoyed and giddy kind. I have observed, appreciated, and absorbed characters, but trying to develop and write a story about fictional characters would have left me with 200 pages of blank, or worse, …

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