Archives for August 2013

This may be a spoiler

I have just finished reading a well-crafted collection of six short stories that I wish I had read 25 years ago.  The Wild Birds by Wendell Berry honors our human connection with the land, with our neighbors, and with the passage of time.  One of my favorite stories is entitled “It Wasn’t Me.”  Here’s a […]

Keep it simple

Wednesday night I watched my granddaughter praying. I had dropped off some cookies at my son and daughter-in-law’s new apartment, something I could never do when, until two weeks ago, they lived 500 miles away. When I arrived that evening, they were  putting my 17-month-old granddaughter to bed.  Good timing on my part, I would […]