Category Archives: Relating to Well Considered

Back to the scene of …

Fifty years ago when I was stationed at Ft. Polk, Louisiana, preparing to leave for Vietnam, my new wife and I spent a “honeymoon” weekend in New Orleans. Now we are back, celebrating fifty years and selling my “social justice … Continue reading

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Go Green, Man

  Saturday and Sunday, we joined the 13th Annual Green Man Festival in Greenbelt, Maryland, “celebrating the star whose light and warmth has brought life to our planet.” But the festival also continues to be a leafy green one that encourages planting of … Continue reading

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Give me sanctuary . . .

But what does it mean? — lots of different things to lots of different people, whether you are debating the meaning of song lyrics or whether your city should become one.  About two weeks ago was “sanctuary” week for me. It started on … Continue reading

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Arts and Ales!

Saturday, September 10, you’ll find us hawking our books at home, a few blocks from where we live, at the Hyattsville [Maryland] Arts & Ales Festival, at the 4300 blocks of Gallatin and Farragut Streets. Buy a tasting pass and … Continue reading

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Michell Spoden interview of Richard Morris

Reprinted from Recovering The Self, A Journal of Hope and Healing, 8-29-2016 Canoedling in Cleveland: A Chat with Richard Morris Ernest / 23 hours ago by Michell Spoden Canoes are one of the oldest sources of travel through the rivers. They … Continue reading

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Nearly gone with the wind!

We’ve already been to four festivals this year, and I’m just getting around to writing about them. Here goes ~ At the Old Town Bowie Antique & Craft Spring Fling 2016 (Sunday, May 15  in Old Bowie, MD), the wind … Continue reading

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A battle for survival

This is Roger Alan Skipper’s story about Oralee, an uneducated, honest, fiercely independent Appalachian woman who, despite hardscrabble poverty and adversity, refuses to accept government welfare (or assistance from anyone). She battles to survive and care for her infant daughter … Continue reading

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History Lives in Westlake

In July, we participated in the Westlake [Ohio] Historical Society Vintage Antique & Craft Festival, which may seem like an unusual venue for selling my books. But all of my novels are historical: Canoedling in Cleveland pictures life in Cleveland from teenagers’ … Continue reading

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A Saturday run on Cologne

We came to the Vermilion (OH) Festival of the Fish to sell Canoedling in Cleveland which, of course, includes a canoe trip down the Vermilion River and a children’s fantasy story about the vermi-lions (lion-worms) on the Vermilion River. When … Continue reading

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A texting nightmare

A new light is in my sky, a novelist named Kathy Cunningham. I’ve known her for a quarter of a century, but now she’s published a compelling novel for young adults. Here’s the gist of it. Finding Erin Campbell describes a high school girl … Continue reading

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