Words About THE WORD: Recommended Reads for Christmas

For many, the Christmas story stands alone, lifted with huge parentheses out of the New Testament -- maybe delivered in Linus's hushed boy soprano, and then tucked away with the durable resin nativity set and the white twinkly lights until next year. It's a great story, so it's easy to see why authors of every creed… Continue reading Words About THE WORD: Recommended Reads for Christmas

Merry Memorandum

Posted with thanks, unabashed hero worship, and apologies to E.B.White (7/11/1899 - 10/1/1985), author of Charlotte's Web and other beloved tales.   He wrote "Memorandum," originally published in Harper's Magazine in October of 1941 and then compiled into One Man's Meat in 1942 along with numerous other exquisite essays from White's writing life.  I would listen to this man reading the… Continue reading Merry Memorandum