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Foxglove Moments

Amid winter's monochrome

    Amid winter's glum monochrome come moments of color. And delight!    ...Read More...

Memories out of Season

Coming into the Heartland

  I came to Lower Columbia Community Action Program in 1999 as the new...Read More...

A Writer's Journal

Why We Write: Samuel Johnson

      “No man but a blockhead ever wrote except for money.”              Samuel...Read More...

A Northman's Reveries

Early morning thoughts of Donald (“Don”) Trump in a parallel universe

    Another day starting, and glad he was still here to see it, though some...Read More...

WordFest News

WordFest celebrates a new year on Tues, Jan 14.

WordFest celebrates a new year on Tues, Jan 14. WordFest begins another year on Tuesday, January 14, 6:00-8:00 pm, at the Cassava Coffeehouse, 1333 Broadway in Longview. Lilly Robbins Brock will...Read More

Latest Book Review

The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote

How the unthinkable became inevitable 2020 marks one hundred years since women won the right to vote with the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S....Read More...

Book Chat Update

January 2020 - A chat with Armin Tolentino

January 2020 - A chat with Armin Tolentino Poet Armin Tolentino discusses his poetry and the difference between writing prose and poems with Book Chat host Alan Rose.