Mini-Reviews | History: Written in, But Not Set in Stone.

History may be written in stone, but it is not set in stone. The more archaeology is unearthed, the more historical-knowledge evolves.… Read More Mini-Reviews | History: Written in, But Not Set in Stone.

Critical Writing | Some Insight into an Inscrutable Man

Some Insight into an Inscrutable Man ©2019 Vernon Miles Kerr, vernonmileskerr.com 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 Holden… Read More Critical Writing | Some Insight into an Inscrutable Man

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

Best Turn-of-Phrase Award ©2019 Vernon Miles Kerr, vernonmileskerr.com 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 VernonMilesKerr.com 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”