Knowing and Remembering People Through Letters

Recently I received a wonderful surprise in the mail.  In the midst of the usual junk mail and bills, I uncovered a letter with the return address of a sorority sister with whom I hadn’t spoken in over twenty years.   I was so intrigued that I opened it while I sat in the car and […]

Nancy Drew, Girl Detective

It’s hard to believe that the Nancy Drew mystery series has been around for more than 80 years enchanting girls since 1930 when it was first published by Grosset and Dunlap. The author, Carolyn Keene, never existed, as “she” was the pen name for numerous ghostwriters over the years.  The original series depicted Nancy carrying […]