Critical Writing | Some Insight into an Inscrutable Man

  Some Insight into an Inscrutable Man ©2019 Vernon Miles Kerr, When I was in high school I decided to become an English teacher.  In my college freshman year, after reading The Catcher in the Rye, I  decided to become a writer. I know I’m only one of the millions who had an empathetic-connection to… Read More Critical Writing | Some Insight into an Inscrutable Man

Opinion | De-congesting Downtown

De-congesting Downtown © 2019 Vernon Miles Kerr,, Current widespread opinion seems to agree that city-centers, while cleaner and less crime-ridden than before, are becoming gentrification-magnets for large corporations, seeking the notoriety and cachet of downtown addresses.  As a consequence, the number of commuter miles is skyrocketing, the amount of real estate for parking… Read More Opinion | De-congesting Downtown

Opinion | My Weekly “Best Turn-of-Phrase Award”

Best Turn-of-Phrase Award ©2019 Vernon Miles Kerr, Good rhetoric sometimes makes a point with humor, sometimes with cleverness, sometimes with surprise.  When a rhetorical turn-of-phrase hits all three with one fell swoop, it deserves an award.  Here is this week’s award for Best Turn-of-Phrase: David A. Graham, writing in The Atlantic “Earlier this… Read More Opinion | My Weekly “Best Turn-of-Phrase Award”