Memories, Not Stuff

Over the years, my family has become more enthusiastic about giving experiences rather than “things” as gifts. Memories are the things that last, not the clothes or the shoes or even the iPods. This past year for Christmas, we gave my mother’s brother and his family a historical, educational day drip to the William McKinley...

The Perfect Gift

A book is a gift you can open again and again. —Garrison Keillor When I was little, I kept all of the books that I was currently reading at the foot of my bed so that I had easy access at night. Heaven forbid I would finish one book and have to get out of...

My New Stories