In Praise of Meph

The reason why I write isn’t a thing; it’s a person

Image: Mephistopheles flying over Wittenberg, in a lithograph by Eugène Delacroix, Source: Wikimedia Commons
Mr. Minné leading the Orange County Academic Decathlon team to regional victory the year my brother joined the team. He is pictured in the first row, second from left. The team went on to compete in the California Academic Decathlon. Source:
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Champion of Strong Women | Seeker of truth, enlightenment, and avocado toast | “Gay Divorcee” (by the 1930s definition) | Staunch defender of the Oxford Comma