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2020 Treasures: Purpose

The saying goes that time flies. My maternal grandmother used to say often, “This too shall pass.” But, even as these two sayings are said, in the moment when life’s path seems to dead-end, it is difficult to believe that there will be a way forward. As I prepared to […]

Priceless: Timeless Tomes

Write about something you would still buy if it cost twice as much as it costs today. I learned this sage advice in one of my college classes: “When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.”― Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus […]

More than One Reason

Recently, I decided to loan my middle son one of my cherished books, a leather-bound edition of Mark Twain novels. I charged him to take special care of it and not leave it lying around on the floor as I have seen so many of the other books in our […]