Reading Generously: ‘Death Wins a Goldfish’

Published June 4, 2021

Reading Generously: ‘The Great Gatsby’

Published May 7, 2021

Reading Generously: ‘How to Read a Form Poem’

Published April 2, 2021

A Ritual to Read to Each Other: When You Can’t Read

Published November 6, 2020

A Ritual to Read to Each Other: ‘A River Runs Through It’

Published September 4, 2020

Note to readers: I published this post exactly one week before my father died, on September 11, 2020. His death was sudden and peaceful. I had been planning to write about “A River Runs Through It” for months, and finally decided that, as fall fell, the time was right. I had no idea how right the timing was.

So this one’s for you, Clif W Drummond: Buddy to his mother and grandchildren, Tio or Uncle Bud or Uncle Bug to his nieces and nephews, Cowboy Clif to his Chilean compadres, Chatito to his Marianela.

A Ritual to Read to Each Other: Reading Aloud

Published March 6, 2020

Interview with Hilary Yancey, author of ‘Forgiving God’

Published March 2019

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

Published May 10, 2019

Reader, Come Home: ‘Kristin Lavransdatter’

Published May 3, 2019

‘Wolf in the Snow’ by Matthew Cordell

Published April 12, 2019