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Salvation (Forthcoming fall 2021 )

“Salvation explores the tragic mistakes—well-intentioned in some instances, cruelly selfish in others—made by desperate people. But this is not a dark book. There is great

Arriving at Concord

To avoid interstate traffic when I head to Durham to visit my daughter, I travel the backroads and rely on my GPS, but I cringe at the

A Hole is to Dig

Remember Maurice Sendak’s playful pen and ink drawings of children in Ruth Knauss’s A HOLE IS TO DIG? In that book, boys and girls roll in the

When What If Becomes What Is

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

Loose Ends

3/11/17. Two days ago, it was over 70º and this morning, there was more than an inch of snow on the ground. Had T. S. Eliot

What If?

So it was my birthday this week, which got me thinking about how I could make this year special. A few years ago, a local

Groan Up Children

Scanning radio stations during a recent road trip, I heard a public radio host introduce the author of When Will My Grown Up Child Grow