Surrounded by the Honorable

Tim and I have been visiting friends in Walpole, Mass. for the past several days.

 Tim and I have been in New England for the past several days, visiting our friends Charlie and Ann-Marie Harootunian.  Specifically, we have been in Walpole, Mass., which is a lovely community halfway between Boston and Providence, Rhode Island. I first met Charlie in a trailer (naturally) during my first visit to the Vietnam Memorial [Read More...]

Notes from Mama’s Bible

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She wrote all sorts of notes in her bible, my mother did. Not just favorite verses, although there are those. But poems that spoke to her. Like this one: A kiss of the sun for pardon, A song of the birds for mirth. One is nearer God’s heart in a garden than anywhere else on [Read More...]

In the Hood with Billy Coffey

When-mockingbirds-sing

A lot of people talk about the art of writing. Some of the people who say they are writers simply practice the art of hype. But Billy Coffey is the real deal. A good-hearted fellow who can craft a story from table scraps. Billy’s latest book — When Mockingbirds Sing — will hit the shelves [Read More...]


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