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Foxglove Moments

Still Waters

      I come into the peace of wild things, I come into the presence of...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 hosts first-ever 'Book Pitch' for local authors

WordFest hosts first-ever 'Book Pitch' for local authors WordFest invites local authors to promote their books at its next event on the first Tuesday, December 3, 6:00-8:00 pm, at the Cassava Coffeehouse, 1333...Read More

Latest Book Review


Graphic novels: A different reading experience I’m not sure why it’s taken me this long to read a graphic novel. Maybe they seemed too comic book-ish and juvenile. This...Read More...

Book Chat Update

October 2019 - A chat with Jill Kelly

October 2019 - A chat with Jill Kelly Portland editor and novelist Jill Kelly talks with Book Chat host Alan Rose about the ins, outs and in-betweens of editing books for...Read More