Monthly Archives: August 2013

We All Have a Dream

As completely unbelievable as it sounds, my not-politically-aware-in-any-sense family was involved, ever-so peripherally, in a pivotal milestone of this country’s civil rights movement fifty years ago next Wednesday. In August 1963 uppermost in my five-year-old mind would have been starting … Continue reading

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Support Independent Thinking

Union Avenue Books in Downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, goes one step further than asking us to support independent bookstores. In addition to offering the best array of books I have ever seen in one small place, Union Avenue suggests we support … Continue reading

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