Lying or Laying?

This has always been a bit confusing for me.  Yes, even English majors get confused about words. I know “lying” is the gerund form of “to lie,” and that’s a no brainer.  Lying simply means not telling the truth. What I’m talking about is something like “So and so is laying down”.  Do we write… Continue reading Lying or Laying?

They Miss Me

Recently, I received emails from two of my former professors at Randolph-Macon College. Saying “former” sounds weird.  I still consider them my professors.  Is the fact that I graduated ever going to hit me?


On Wednesday, I got my first discussion post back in English.  I didn’t get full credit – I forgot to post it before midnight, and she wanted me to flush it out a bit more.  So, I told Professor Cadawallader about my blog, because that would provide the detail she was looking for.  After class,… Continue reading Validation