Craig Dunham's Second Drafts

Craig M. Dunham
Because Life Is a Series of Edits
Created 11 Dec 2020
  • The Journey to 400 Years of Thanksgiving
    19 Nov 2021 • 11 min read
    Dear Reader, I didn’t have many submissions in response to last week’s invitation to suggest a song for discussion, but the few I received are worthy. (Don’t have Spotify? Subscribe or listen for free...
  • Tuning In
    12 Nov 2021 • 13 min read
    Dear Reader, Last week’s newsletter on “Getting Beyond Grades” struck a chord with several readers. Here’s what I heard from those who chimed in: “I can definitely relate to all the college mail and e...
  • Getting Beyond Grades
    05 Nov 2021 • 8 min read
    Dear Reader, I’m riding high today. Last week’s newsletter, “On Leaving Education,” matched the highest email open rate - 61% - of my initial announcement email on January 1. In addition, the three pr...
  • On Leaving Education
    29 Oct 2021 • 16 min read
    Dear Reader, It’s been a busy week, but not a bad one. Katie bought her first car, and Montana Instruments was named the Montana Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 Innovator of the Year. Good stuff. It's a be...
  • Don't Not Care
    22 Oct 2021 • 14 min read
    Dear Reader, I’m in Kalispell this weekend for the Montana Christian Athletic Association’s state volleyball tournament. Millie’s team qualified for the tournament, which coincides with fall break, so...
  • Sharky
    15 Oct 2021 • 8 min read
    Dear Reader, I’m in southern California for the weekend conducting interviews and research for the memoir I’m helping a friend write. We’ve got a pretty full schedule booked, starting in Newport Beach...
  • FOMO
    08 Oct 2021 • 13 min read
    Dear Reader, This week started with an interesting twist (at least for those of you on Facebook as much as I am) when the social media platform (along with sister platforms Instagram and What’s App) w...
  • Autumn’s Humility
    01 Oct 2021 • 10 min read
    Dear Reader, Happy first day of October, the month of which Anne of Green Gables author L.M. Montgomery semi-famously wrote, “I'm so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” Indeed. Out here ...
  • Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Cryogenics...
    24 Sep 2021 • 10 min read
    Dear Reader, Hey, surprise! After last night’s missive that I was unable to put together the newsletter for reasons of intestinal poltroonery, sleep worked its wonders. Since I had taken the day off f...
  • Taking a Break This Friday
    24 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    Chevy Chase singing “Moon River” in Fletch. Dear Reader, Good evening. Sorry to intrude on your night here, but I wanted to let you know that, after 39 straight weeks of filling your morning inbox wit...
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