Regrets and kindness, what can they possibly have in common? Best-selling author George Saunders, for one. Saunders, speaking in Charlotte last week, said one of the best questions to ask an old person is, “What are your regrets?” Some people believe everything happens for a reason so regrets are a waste of time. The rest of us frame our regrets in one of two ways: The things we did that … [Read More...]
Hey! Check out the Baltimore Fishbowl. Thanks to the wonderful Betsy Boyd for airing "Mrs. Klingle’s Underwear”.
If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn't brood. I'd type a little faster. —Isaac Asimov The unthinkable happened last week. Okla Elliott, a Facebook friend, poet, writer, professor, champion of small presses, died at age 39 of a heart attack in his sleep. I posted that I was shocked and saddened. So did hundreds of others. He didn’t see this coming; he had a new book about to be released, was teaching Russian … [Read More...]