Monthly Archives: November 2011

In remembrance of Armistice Day – A letter from France 08/06/1918

My great-uncle Wendell Garretson, a doctor and a Quaker, spent much of World War I working in military hospitals in Europe. The following is a letter he wrote to his parents back on their Iowa farm after he joined the French Red … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMO – How to win at National Novel Writing Month (just for fun)

I’ve never attempted NaNo, and I doubt if I ever will because I edit as a write. A thousand words a day is about all I can manage on a good day. I do admire those who do, so here’s a … Continue reading

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