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“In hell they’ll roast thee like a herrin’!”: Or, In Appreciation of Burns Night

Tonight is Burns Night, when Scots and others around the globe celebrate the life and poetry of Robert Burns. Burns has been one of my favorite poets since I first read him as a high schooler in English class. Burns … Continue reading

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New column: “November is beckoning”

Ah, November. If the weather would only act like it. Despite the too-warm Fall we’ve had so far, there is much to love about this month. That and more in my newest newspaper column. I hope y’all enjoy it! To … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Poem

After that tear-jerker of a Budweiser commerical last night–you all saw it, didn’t you? The man who raises the Clydesdale colt, only to see it leave for the big time?–I thought this poem was appropriate. First, the link to the Budweiser commercial: … Continue reading

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