Ernest on Writing

“All good books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished reading one you will feel that all that happened to you and afterwards it all belongs to you; the good and the bad, the ecstasy, the remorse and sorry, the people and the places […]

Quiet Heroes: An Ode to Mrs. Dorta, My Fifth-Grade Teacher

Written while listening to fun’s “Believe in Me”, one of my favorite modern Christmas songs Who are your heroes? Not the cinematic ones like Superman and Batman and Wonder Woman, or even the uniformed ones we see all the time like police officers and firefighters and EMTs. I mean the quieter heroes, everyday people who […]