This list is often amended as the season wears on, changing longer trips to short ones or adding newly discovered hikes and haunts. In all cases we approach the list with the discipline of any summer school task: with half-hearted diligence. more »
She was so easy to like with her effortless smile and quick laughter. There were many unique characteristics that made Beth the wonderful person that she was. more »
Then I heard a splash and felt a hard grasp on my wrist; I was being pulled away from the dark, away from the witch. I broke the surface of my confinement and landed hard on the deck. I coughed and sputtered, spitting out briny water. more »
Better known for her country tunes, her self-titled theme park, and her bra size, Dolly Parton is passionate about children’s literacy. In 1996 she began an outreach campaign to put age–appropriate books into the hands of under-privileged children. more »
“We aren’t interested in turning out ‘over engineered, software perfected’ music,” shares Mike. “We are producing music with soul, done the old way, playing many instruments live as a band.” more »
“Poetry is my form of prayer. When I am in turmoil, reading the poetry of certain poets narrows down the experience to words on a page. Attentiveness has a calming effect, which is very healing.” more »
The days after my father’s disappearance felt like molasses—slow and sticky. I tried to occupy myself with my usual summer activities: swimming, biking to the small patch of sand near our house, playing hide and seek in the corn field. more »
Canoes and kayaks were easy to rent from the camp office so that everyone had a boat, and, after lunch was packed and stowed and life jackets were securely buckled, we assembled our floating parade and headed for the beach. more »
The morning this ritual unexpectedly changed, I had an unsettling sense of foreboding. The sound of the house, usually so intoxicatingly silent that time of day, was changed. I heard voices. They were hushed but urgent. more »
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