Since it was first read to me (and the rest of my third grade class by our teacher, and from my first copy of the book, gifted me by my father), I have no idea how many times Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” has delighted, transfixed, angered and instructed me every decade o…

Anyone taking another look at Truman Capote’s fanciful, tender short novel “The Grass Harp” will certainly be touched by the book’s examination of a young man’s search for place. But it’s possible the book will resonate more in other ways just now. 

The current pandemic has changed our lives in very specific ways. What we’ve taken as our normal for the past few years no longer really holds. Over the past few weeks what was usual has been altered. There’s been unanticipated time in our homes and with our families. There has been new cont…

Craig Morgan has an impressive string of No. 1 country hits on his Wiki page and numerous accomplishments in his personal life. He’s a member of the Grand Ole Opry. He was a decorated Army vet before chasing his dream in Nashville. He is an erstwhile soldier who never stopped serving. He con…