1871. The war has been over for six years but Rupe Smith still fights his demons. Ten years have passed since he left his Maine village. His Wyoming ranch is the one place he wants to be and the last place he can be. There is no escape from the guilt of his parents’ grief […]
Those of you who’ve been following EverWriting for a while may remember my blogs about growing and nurturing a pomegranate plant which I related to the process of writing Salsa Dancing with Pterodactyls. I’m back at it. I actually had not eaten a pomegranate for years and years! When I was a girl, my first […]
“Silence in the face of evil is itself evil: God will not hold us guiltless. Not to speak is to speak. Not to act is to act.” “The ultimate test of a moral society is the kind of world that it leaves to its children.” —Dietrich Bonhoeffer I have always been a political and social […]
In memory of the naval personnel on the USS Liberty who, on June 8, 1967, lost their lives when their vessel was struck by friendly fire. May justice prevail. Lest we forget.
In honor and memory of all those who have given their lives in the cause of freedom, I wanted to say ‘Thank you’. My generation, and those generations before mine and too many of those now and in the future, have and will live through decades of war. Some of those wars were justified but […]