Dreaming an American Nightmare

September 4th, 2014

By Jeffrey Page
We may not have a strategy yet, but chances are that ISIS does

Remembering William Greaves

August 28th, 2014

By Michael Kaufman
He said he was making a documentary movie about Muhammad Ali. I signed a release for which William Greaves paid me the token sum of a dollar.

Carrie’s Painting of the Week – 8/29/2014

August 27th, 2014

By Carrie Jacobson
The academic year pulls at me more strongly than the seasons, the calendar year, the salty tug of the moon.

When Police Act Like an Occupying Army

August 22nd, 2014

By Bob Gaydos
Where have you been America? The militarization of police forces has been going on for years.

Can the Public Get to the Public Hearing?

August 22nd, 2014

By Jeffrey Page
Oh, how could I be so cynical?

Going Home

August 15th, 2014

By Gretchen Gibbs
I was never close to Catherine, who was too self-centered and childish to be a good mother to my former spouse.

Carrie’s Painting of the Week – 8/15/2014

August 13th, 2014

By Carrie Jacobson
A week and a half ago, we had to euthanize our old Samoyed, Sam.

The Old Ball Game

August 7th, 2014

By Jeffrey Page
There’s a certain purity to be found in minor league baseball that once existed in the bigs, but doesn’t much anymore.

His Father’s Son

August 7th, 2014

By Gretchen Gibbs
Once, when I asked him about his childhood, Daddy said, “We were poor,” as though that said it all.

Carrie’s Painting of the Week – 8/8/2014

August 6th, 2014

Crape myrtles bloom for 100 days down here in the South, bringing color to yards and lawns and pretty much everywhere.