I don’t know why, but the end of spring semester at the university is excruciating, for everyone. I talk with my colleagues, they’re all worn
As much as there is an art to creative writing, I also believe there is an art to reading. Most everyone can read. But most
I started reading to the kids when they each were in the womb. All through their childhoods, after supper, we stayed seated around the table
I’m supposed to stay away from the taboos. This is both what my doctor and Michelle recommend. This is a time of rest, they say.
There were always books in the house. My father, a mechanic and coal miner, loved history and science. Mom read historical novels and mysteries. Somewhere
In 1996, when we moved to Iowa, we had three kids in tow. Michelle and I had both resigned from decent paying jobs as community