It began with a Ghost Crab Incident
On a family vacation last summer, my daughter took my then 8-year old granddaughter and 3-year old grandson to the beach after dusk to look for Atlantic ghost … Continue reading >>
Bandit, a Daughter's Memoir is such an exceptional memoir that I'm not sure I can do it justice.
Memory comes back to us in bits and pieces, discordant vignettes that we try to stitch into a … Continue reading >>
Imagine a woman erased from her family's history. Imagine her being buried in a small town cemetery with no identifying markers on her gravestone, other than she was somebody's wife. What's more, … Continue reading >>
In this heated political climate, I don't want to be in the middle of a family food fight during the holidays. When I visit relatives who have a vastly different stance on the election than me, I will … Continue reading >>
After a brutal campaign
This was one of the most disturbing presidential campaigns ever. The consequences for us and the world are profound, and I'm not sure any of us knows what to expect. … Continue reading >>
We read books to find out who we are. What other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel is an essential guide to our understanding of what we ourselves are and may become.
-- Ursula K. Le … Continue reading >>