Arise and Go, My Friend

Streptopelia turtur (European turtle dove). John Gerrard Keulemans, 1869. A popular question asked by interviewers, particularly of celebrities, is what book they would like to have with them if they found themselves stranded on a desert island. "A desert island, or uninhabited island," according to Wikipedia, "is an island, islet or atoll that is not … Continue reading Arise and Go, My Friend

Weak Creatures of Clay

Robert Frost's home in Shaftsbury, VT.Photo by Beth Ben-Avraham, ©2020 All Rights Reserved. Have you ever admired a person and then learned about something they said or did, or didn't say or didn't do, that caused you to examine your feelings about them? It's happened to me on more than one occasion. Often, quite often, … Continue reading Weak Creatures of Clay