Foxglove Moments

How to tell which plants are safe from deer

We have this understanding, the deer and I. When I first bring plants home from...Read More...

Memories out of Season

Coming into the Heartland

                                  I came to Lower Columbia...

A Writer's Journal

Toni Morrison (1931-2019)

August 5, 2019 Today Toni Morrison died. Not sure what that means. Her books are still here on my...Read More...

A Northman's Reveries

Admit it, you'll miss him

  And now Sharpiegate! C'mon, admit it: You're going to miss Trump when he's...Read More...

WordFest News

September WordFest

September WordFest WordFest begins its 2019 fall season on Tuesday, September 10, 6:00-8:00 pm, at the Cassava Coffeehouse, 1333 Broadway in Longview. Portland author and...Read More

Latest Book Review

Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex and Gender in the Twentieth Century.

A better idea Once upon a time the earth was flat. The earth was also the center of the universe, which is why the sun and planets revolved around it. We had this on good...Read More...

Book Chat Update

September 2019 - A chat with Laura Baird

September 2019 - A chat with Laura Baird Laura Baird, author of 14 romance novels, discusses her book, The Soldier's Final Mission, and the popularity of romance literature...Read More