Quotes and Quotable: Pope Francis

 “How wonderful would it be, while we discover faraway planets, to rediscover the needs of the brothers and sisters orbiting around us.” – Pope Francis, calling for a ‘revolution of...

Book Review: Beartown, by Frederik Backman

The Bookworm Sez Terri Schlichenmeyer “Beartown: A Novel” by Fredrik Backman c.2017, Atria $26.99 418 pages hardcover c.2017, Simon & Schuster $24.99 Canada 336 pages paperback As soon as they hit the court, field, or rink, they play their hearts out to win. And...

One Thing or Another: Calamari Wishes and Cashier Dreams

It’s always One Thing or Another … a lighthearted look at aging, life, and the absurdities of it all. By Mark McNease  Life is about downsizing now, reducing the number of things someone will have to have hauled off when I’m dead. Readers of a certain age will...