A Case of the Human Condition: Build a Wind Farm — Wreck Lake Michigan

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I saw the map and burst into tears. It broke my heart. Windmills, a hundred square miles of them, are being proposed for … [Read more...]

The Writing Room: Carol Edgarian’s Letter to a Young Writer

Whether you're a brand-new writer or writer of many years, you might want to read Carol Edgarian's Letter to a Young Writer in a back issue of Narrative … [Read more...]

The Writing Room: Different From, Different Than – Which Is It?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I was at the gym working my pecs and abdominals on the stretching apparatus the other day when I spotted a flyer posted by a … [Read more...]

Geographic Mobility in America — Watching My Grown-Up Kids Disappear

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Most of my grandmother's children - there were seven of them - lived out their lives within walking distance of their … [Read more...]

A (Pillow) Case of the Human Condition: Time to Crack Open That Hope Chest and Live a Little

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I waited too long to get married. By the time Jon and I said our vows, the contents of my hope chest were hopelessly … [Read more...]