Wisdom From My Father — Or, How to Sweep the Kitchen Floor

By Barbara Falconer Newhall My father's voice came to me the other day as I was sweeping the kitchen floor. To his friends my father was Dave Falconer, … [Read more...]

In Judge Harbin-Forte’s Courtroom — Where Jury Duty Is an Exercise in Mindfulness

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Tired of multitasking? Want to get away from Facebook, your cell phone, your boss, and that squeaky faucet that needs … [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...]

The Scottville, Michigan, High School Football Team — 1929

                    By Barbara Falconer Newhall Oops. I forgot to post … [Read more...]

A Case of the Human Condition: I’m a Woman with a — Sprawling — Past

By Barbara Falconer Newhall The trouble with painting the inside of your closets is -- everything has to come out of them. And then what do you do … [Read more...]