Tag: boomers

Making Meaning in the Haunted Midwest

Those of us committed to the Midwest and its literature can and should mourn the damages done to our region by our habits of transience. But we must also recognize, as these two books help us do, that it is not just the Midwest, but life itself, that is “fluid and impermanent.”

Gifting Children

Some friends and I are celebrating the good news that one of our company was expecting another child. None of us are the Duggars,...