In our latest Memoir Notebook, Richard Maxson remembers his beloved German Shepherd Molly, in a tale of love, loss, and a band of thieves.
Memoir Notebook: Sweet Talk
In this Memoir Notebook, Darrelyn Saloom recalls watching her stepfather raise his right arm. This time, his open hand curled into a fist.
Memoir Notebook: Too Close for Comfort
Darrelyn Saloom reveals childhood fears, both macro–the Cold War–and micro–her stepfather’s anger–in this entry in the Memoir Notebook.
Memoir Notebook: The Worst Kind of Luck
Darrelyn Saloom recalls her mother, Billie Burnside and the Circle Inn lounge in this poignant entry in the Memoir Notebook.
Literary Tour: Independence Rock (Casper, Wyoming)
If you should find yourself traveling the Oregon-California Trail, be sure to stop at Independence Rock. It’ll have you wanting to make your mark.
The Poetry of Walking, History and Houses
A stroll, even in familiar neighborhoods, can prompt reflection, imagination, discovery, and insight. Perhaps it could be called the poetry of walking.
Memoir Notebook: The Secret Recipe
In our Memoir Notebook feature, Kathryn Neel shares family memories of Uncle Sonny and the right way to make banana pudding.
Writing in Place: Where Are You From?
If you’re a writer, it’s good to know where you’re from. When Barbara writes, we know where she’s from. And it’s not the Ukraine.