My Word of the Week: Make

My Word of the Week: Make

In Our Only World, Wendell Berry talks about making things in his essay, “Local Economies to Save the Land and the People.” As usual, Wendell is talking about much more than just the stuff we create, but this one point stood out to me as I thought about how little I actually make each day.

My Word of the Week: Input

My Word of the Week: Input

input – noun | in·put | \ˈin-ˌpu̇t\ : advice or opinions that help someone make a decision : information that is put into a computer : something (such as power or energy) that is put into a machine or system I knew I needed a vacation long before we loaded our...
Heroes for the Ages

Heroes for the Ages

I was 23. A few weeks earlier, I had quit the newspaper reporting job I had been dreaming about for years, and declared my intent to make a real go at more creative writing, beginning with . . . well, I wasn’t exactly sure. But I had moved four states away from my...