Children’s Book Club: ‘Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees’

Published June 14, 2019 … [Read more]

Reader, Come Home: ‘The Odyssey’

Published June 7, 2019 … [Read more]


We never talk We talk all the time. No, I mean talk, talk Well what do you want to talk about? I don't know, just talk to me I been talking to you for forty years. You don't concentrate when you talk to me How much do you have to … [Read more]

By Heart: “Annabel Lee”

Published May 31, 2019 … [Read more]

From Mountain to Mountain: The power of poetry for people affected by trauma

Published May 17, 2019 … [Read more]

‘Clean Up Good’

It's competitive shower season Now is the time for serious shower-ers only Those who enjoy languorous strokes beneath the Whirlpool waterfall need not apply Contestants toil all year, alternating cool with heat, daylight with … [Read more]

Interview with Hilary Yancey, author of ‘Forgiving God’

Published March 2019 … [Read more]

WACOAN: ‘Going, Going, Gone’

Published March 2019 … [Read more]

The Cardinals

For the second time since we've lived in this house, cardinals made a nest in the mountain laurel. Inspired by Kristine O'Connell George's book of poems titled Hummingbird Nest, I've written a few of my own haiku about our cardinals. I didn't … [Read more]

Children’s Book Club: ‘Dear Mr. Henshaw’

Published May 10, 2019 … [Read more]