"Food may not he the answer to world peace, but it's a start."
There's a certain breed of people who simply do whatever is necessary in tough times. They don't grumble or throw a pity party. For them, hard times might be unpleasant but they are certain that things will turn around - and they want to be a part of the solution. Sone may see them as … Continue reading Heroes and Hard Times
Although death is certain and struggle to survive is real, so is the warmth of the midwinter sun breaking through the cold darkness to remind us all that pain is not permanent and death is eclipsed by life.
Anything’s possible if you’ll just try to be someone other than you, or in some strange place on earth or the sky, or maybe just lost in the zoo.
I wrote this piece whe at the Bear River Writer's Conference in Northern Michigan. It was sponsored by the University of Michigan. It was a writing assigment from author and poet Thomas Lynch in response to a New York times Op Ed. Ryan was a clean, almost preppy kind-of-guy, who decided (for reasons we’ll never … Continue reading Heroin in the Heartland