Fun with Scarves and Adjectives (But Where Do We Put the Commas and How Do We Tie the Scarves?)

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One of my scarf owls

As fall draws ever closer, I’ve been looking for new ideas for my pretty sizable collection of scarves. I don’t have as many go-to scarf-tying ideas as I would like, and writing this post was a perfect opportunity to learn one more. An Internet search took me Continue reading

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Split Infinitives and Faux Fur: When Is Something the “Right” Choice?

IMG_4103As fall grows steadily closer, my thoughts turn more and more to two things. One is the many new ideas I’m having for my fall composition classes—as well as the general excitement that starting a new quarter always brings. The other is new additions to my fall wardrobe, my favorite of which—so far—is this velvet tiger-print coat. Also, I’m not much of  Continue reading

Grammar and (street) Style

Hello and welco10171131_10154180522268849_7178150561044924347_nme! My name is Jen Finstrom, and it’s wonderful to meet you! I would like to start our conversation here with a story Continue reading