Alaina Leary is my intern this semester with Beetle Press. She has been helping me with dozens of writing projects, and about a month ago, she wrote a series of blogs about the death of her mother,
Archives for April 2014
A Different Kind of Licking
I know Eli is my grandson, but it’s true that he has a quick wit and a compassionate mind even at age 5.
A Good Bike Ride, a Better Life Lesson
Eli is my 5-year-old grandson. He is one of the best things about living life, along with my two grown daughters – the oldest a medical assistant and Eli's mom and the youngest a junior in college.
Turning My Attention to Life
I stopped doing public readings from my memoir, Divine Renovations, last fall. It was a rather abrupt shift, since I’d been doing readings and signings at least three or four times a month since March
Reviewing a Colleague’s Work
Fred Contrada is a longtime reporter for The Republican of Springfield. I know Fred because in the late 80s and early 90s, we were colleagues, working together at the newspaper in its Northampton