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Hovercraft

July 1, 2015   Viewing this morning's photo-- First thought:   Too bad. Out...Read More...

Memories out of Season

What I'd like to ask my father now

May 26, 2015 [May 26, 1998] I would like to ask him what it was like to die...Read More...

On Books and Reading

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

May 19, 2015 Reading Dickens' unfinished novel, The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Hurrying to see how it...Read More...

Writers Journal

Reading at WordFest

March 2, 2015   I will be making a rare appearance at the next WordFest on...Read More...

WordFest News

July WordFest highlights novel about Hurricane Katrina

July WordFest highlights novel about Hurricane Katrina The WordFest gathering on Tuesday, July 7, features a strong line-up of accomplished writers. Oregon author Ellen Urbani will be reading from her newly...Read More

Latest Book Review

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

It’s been pointed out to me that I have never reviewed a book of poetry or a Young Adult novel in this column. I really don’t feel qualified to review...Read More...

Book Chat Update

April 2014--A Chat with John Simpson

April 2014--A Chat with John Simpson Book Chat guest host and baseball enthusiast David Rorden interviews historian John...Read More