A Writer’s Road: The Importance of Tone

Over the past weeks, we have begun to take part in conversations about race which are long overdue. Many of us are having uncomfortable, although necessary, conversations. I can only hope that these conversations will catapult us all into enacting the changes so...

A Writer’s Road: Recalling James Baldwin

photo courtesy of Allan Warren Every generation has a few voices which ring with a special clarity. If you are lucky enough to have access to an education which allows both teachers and students to open themselves to the sounds of those voices, then those words become...

A Writer’s Road: Eroding Cliffs

photo courtesy of Mark Alan Lovewell for The Vineyard Gazette The beach in our town had enormous cliffs. They towered over our blankets and sand castles for decades, maybe even for generations. Of course, we always knew they were fragile, and so we told our children...