On School Shootings

I was not at Columbine High School on the morning of April 20, 1999 when Dylan Klebold and Eric Harris went on their killing rampage. But I was there on the afternoon of April 19 and the morning of April 21.

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Beargrass Writers

New images of Beargrass Writers from the 2017 Beargrass Writing Retreat in Greenough, MT

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Photoblog: New England Graveyards

I have a special love for graveyards. Like libraries, I find them peaceful, contemplative, and rich in story.

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From the grave of a freed slave

There can be no going back. Glorifying and romanticizing America's racist past will never Make America Great Again.

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Walden Pond

Last week, I spent a day at Walden Pond looking for insight into my world by looking for Henry David Thoreau's.

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2017 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

I had the good fortune to spend a week in the beautiful and vibrant city of New Orleans recently and attended the second week of the 2017 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

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Meeting Chuck Berry

One day, in 1987, I met Chuck Berry.

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