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My Brilliant Career –The Beginnings

— an excerpt from my Steady Ender essays — The summer after college graduation, I was faced with getting a job. I had turned down a high school teaching assignment in a New Jersey farm area. That NYC skyline called … Read More

Pen and ink drawing of nervous high school girl in graduation gown and mortar board standing with high-heeled shoes awkwardly pressed together.


Multi-talented guest author Leslie Zurla shares many key stages of her early life in this mini-memoir from her Steady Ender series of essays.

“Jews in the Choir”

Memories of a a Jewish high school student and member of the choir singing Christmas Carols in hopes of landing a lead and a career on Broadway.