Read and Respond: Every Little Thing

Read and Respond: Every Little Thing

I sat on the boat with flippers attached to my feet and a mask and snorkel attached to my head. The safety vest hugged me snuggly as the guide explained how we step into the water, then hover just below the surface to keep the two ends of the 10-inch snorkel both in our mouth and just above the water for breathing.

Read and Respond: Yes, Please

Read and Respond: Yes, Please

Over the years, as I’ve thought about what it means to have character and to be a person of integrity, the word I often use to describe how I want others to see me is this: predictable. Based on the ways they’ve seen me act and heard me talk in the past, I want people...
Read and Respond: The Paris Wife

Read and Respond: The Paris Wife

“I’m not sure I get it completely, but I can tell you’re a writer. Whatever that thing is, you have it.” These were the words Hadley Richardson said to a young Ernest Hemingway in Paula McLain’s the fictionalized account of Hemingway’s life in The Paris Wife. “God...