Category Archives: Good Books

Metonym and Alice In Wonderland

metonym—A word or words to mean another like “the White House” for the president. I just finished reading The Annotated Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass a little each morning and followed with stories from old Goldenseal Magazines. … Continue reading

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Books I Have Loved

The Charleston Gazette is publishing short essays called Books I Have Loved. Here is mine published yesterday. My best friend in the Peace Corps introduced me to John Steinbeck. Tortilla Flat and Cannery Row were the first books that caused … Continue reading

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Remembering Africa–Imagonna Book Review

ACTIVIST REMEMBERS AFRICA by Hugh Rogers “In March, 1961, the day after President Kennedy announced he was forming the Peace Corps, I called Washington and volunteered.” Julian Martin, now a well-known political activist, recalls those days in his newly published … Continue reading

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Pogo and Odgen Nash

New fun way to start the day. I read a page of Pogo and a poem by Ogden Nash. Many years ago I never missed a Pogo strip in the Charleston Gazette. Walt Kelly’s family is publishing all of his … Continue reading

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Good Books

I am reading and enjoying two good books and they are How to be a Great Teacher by Ken Hechler and  Bring Your Own God, The Spirituality of Woody Guthrie by Unitarian-Universalist minister Stephen Edington brother of Charleston, WV’s Unitarian-Universalist … Continue reading

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