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Ten Most Influential Books in My Life

You gotta be kidding me? A limit of ten? But that’s the challenge going around Facebook these days. You are supposed to create the list without overthinking it or trying to impress anybody. 104 more words


James Dickey and Me


Like hundreds of other po-dunk wannabe poets, I took James Dickey’s verse seminar course when he was poet-in-residence at the University of South Carolina. That semester — the Fall of ’76 – ended up being a significant one for Dickey, who in the course of its 15 weeks became a widower and a bridegroom. 1,588 more words


Book Review: Broken Harbor by Tana French is the BEST BOOK.

There are very few authors I love more than Tana French. I know this is not her most recent book–The Secret Place came out more recently but it takes me roughly a year to recover from reading one of her books and I am behind. 408 more words

Hello, Worlds (Yours, Mine, and Ours).

So. This is the second version of my inaugural blog post.
I had all these lovely and witty things to say about blogging, and how I discovered an old blog that was “technically” my first but that I never posted on. 705 more words


History: First TV Show With A Black Lead Character- "I Spy...."

It was the sixties and change was happening on the streets–and on America’s television screens. IN 1965 the crime drama–“I Spy” became the first show to feature an African American in a leading role–do you know who it was—and what type of character did he play? 70 more words