My Dog Ate My Homework, or Why I Couldn’t Do My Assignment on Concrete Imagery

Dear Editor, I know I promised to write about how concrete imagery draws a reader into a story, but I’ve had such a week that I just couldn’t. Several months ago we had a huge Red Oak tree cut down after it dropped a large limb onto my neighbor’s driveway.  Unfortunately, she was in the […]

Letters from Eden Feeds the Eye and Soul

 For the past five weeks I have been haunting the Clyde Shepherd Nature Center in metro Atlanta, sometimes with my artists’ group, once with my husband, and several times on my own.  During one of those early visits, a Great Blue Heron caught two blue gills.  The sight of this Ichabod Crane of a bird with a […]