Writing Room: Ending Paragraphs and Sentences with a Bang

By Barbara Falconer Newhall One of the handiest writing tips I know – and an easy one to implement – is this: Think about how you end your paragraphs. … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: Choose Me, Please!

By Barbara Falconer Newhall April 21,1991, The Oakland Tribune Jury duty is a lot like softball. I'd rather not do it. I'd rather not sit through the … [Read more...]

Book Openers: The Emerging, Emergent Church — What’s Up Next for Christianity?

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The Great Emergence: How Christianity Is Changing and Why, by Phyllis Tickle, Baker Books, 172 pages, $17.99 “About every … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: Banning Barbie in West Virginia

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Ban Barbie? Seriously? Yes, says Jeff Eldridge, a second-term Democratic delegate to the West Virginia legislature. … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: James Dean’s Last Day — Video with CHP Officers on the Scene

The Santa Clarita Valley Historical Society has put together an excellent video featuring the two California Highway Patrol officers who were first on the … [Read more...]