Report from Louisiana: A Love Letter to Libraries

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – There is an incredible amount of buzz about Susan Orlean’s new release, The Library Book.  I’m going to have to put this on my reading list. The New York Times posted a nifty piece this past weekend in which twelve authors reminisce about their library love; it includes thoughts from … Continue reading Report from Louisiana: A Love Letter to Libraries

How a Normal Person Would Have Acted In Elizabeth Warren’s Position

I have something in common with Elizabeth Warren and I'm not referring to my complete lack of American Indian ancestry. I'm referring to my wife statement that in addition to polish, Irish, English, Dutch and Scottish ancestry, she is part Sioux Indian through her father side, thus making my sons half Sicilian Italian and half … Continue reading How a Normal Person Would Have Acted In Elizabeth Warren’s Position