Women on Campus

The latest report on sexual assault on campus tells us that one in four female students will experience a sexual assault. Every time I read these statistics I wonder if the colleges have taught these young women how to physically defend themselves. I know many women...

Hey, Seymour!

The SIBA conference just keeps on giving. This is my great-nephew   Jude enjoying one of the books I picked up there, Hey, Seymour! by Walter Wick.  ...

October 9, 2015

While the weather is still warm much of the time, the leaves are finally beginning to turn red or yellow, assuring us that cool weather is on the way. Looking back on September, the stand-out events took place in North Carolina, starting with the marvelous celebration...

John Boehner

John Boehner appeared unexpectedly at a political fund raiser the day he announced his retirement as Speaker of the House. I’ll miss him and I think the country will, too. He’s a noble, dedicated person who worked hard, and achieved a lot, to bridge ideological...

From Susan Kinsolving

I used to be excited when September came, because I loved going back to school. I’m not in school and have felt decidedly melancholy until I received the following comments on my first two books. What a lift of my spirits… The writer, Susan Kinsolving, is a well-known...