On our first trip to Norway, Marilyn and I had a wonderful time with the Elkin relatives. Meeting with themRead more.
End of the Dinosaurs
The end of the dinosaurs probably wasn’t a flash and explosion from a meteor hitting the earth or the lackRead more.
Cane Poles and a Hardware Store
Amery Free Press Column While traveling in western North Carolina, twice we came upon the strange sight of patches ofRead more.
Port Edwards a Monarch Village
Note from resident Kathy McGrath who has put so much time and effort into working with monarchs and teaching othersRead more.
Unique Story Starters
Why English Teachers Look Frazzled, like a baseball that doesn’t have its leather coat and has been sitting out inRead more.
Bud Harris Tribute
In the column that just came out in the Amery Free Press, I included the following tribute to a manRead more.
The first time I remember waking up in the night was in the winter time when I was about six.Read more.
Mother Read to Me
(the poet refers to reading to boys, but girls work here just as well) I had a mother who readRead more.
In amongst these piles of sacks There lives a tiny mouse And hidden far from human’s view He has anRead more.
A Poem of Subtle Joy
The Orange By Wendy Cope At lunchtime I bought a huge orange- The size of it made us all laugh.Read more.