“Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.”
~ Mark Twain
Many years ago I was living in Amherst, MA and at my regular haunt—the café on Main Street. I always walked by the Emily Dickinson Museum first for inspiration before I began my scribblings. The truth is that I’d just come out of the bathroom and could hear a cluster...
For whatever reason—vacation or business—do you arrive at a new town or area of the country and play the “What would it be like to live here” game? I still do even though I’m finally settled in my hometown. What elements draw us to a certain place? Friendly people?...