Stopping Somewhere

Stopping Somewhere

For years, I have returned over and over again to the fictional town of Port William, Kentucky, the setting for many of Wendell Berry’s novels and short stories. I have gotten to know the people and landscape through his vivid descriptions, and at times, I could...

Birthday Requiem

It seemed like the perfect way to end my birthday. So Sunday evening, I went with my friend, Bess, and her son, Benjamin, to a Giuseppe Verdi concert at Second Presbyterian Church just a few minutes from my house. The church’s sanctuary choir and festival...
Welcome to the Kitchen

Welcome to the Kitchen

Over on Seedlings in Stone, LL recently spoke of her blog as a living room where she invites people to come in, enjoy themselves, and enter into a conversation. She set some house rules, even invited us to bring our instruments for a little jam session, if it so...