During my tenure as director and editor for Honno: Welsh Women’s Press, I encouraged my mother to write her World War II memoirs. I presented my siblings and my sons with a privately published copy on her 90th birthday. These memoirs were subsequently published as an ebook, Following the Troops: Life for an Army Wife, […]
On the Approaching 12th Anniversary of 09/11/01
“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 […]
What I Learned from Helen Keller and My Father
My introduction to the life story of Helen Keller was through the film, The Miracle Worker. With the help of the acting brilliance of Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke, I watched the impaired little girl transform not only herself but her family and teacher by her determination to overcome the loss of sight and hearing […]
Going to the Dump
The completion of a fourth novel demands a soul-searching exercise when you have yet to publish one.