And the hits keep coming. I just received word that ELEPHANT SPEAK (and I) have been chosen by the good folks at Loganberry Books in Shaker Heights, OH (http://www.loganberrybooks.com/) to participate in one of their three Author Alley gatherings in August. August 6 highlights… Continue Reading “More Wonderful News”
On June 5, I received an email from Sharon Glaeser at the Oregon Zoo. In part, she wrote: “I have a tribute to Roger to share with you. We finally published our long-term study on our bulls … In our long list of thanks… Continue Reading “Bit of Pleasurable News”
…to the staff and patrons at Estacada Library in Estacada, OR for the opportunity to be the kick-off presenter for the 2022 Adult Programming. I appreciate all who attended, eager to learn more about my friend Roger Henneous and his remarkable elephants through my… Continue Reading “A Hearty “Thank You””
…is often how it goes in this game of writing, or at least that’s my experience of it. Famine, feast, famine. It’s an oft-used example, but it really is a lot like one loose pebble on a hillside. Once it begins to roll, you… Continue Reading “Momentum Like a Long, Low Swell…”
“What a year” has become so cliché that no one is saying it much anymore; we merely give one another that look and move on. We all know where we’ve been, at least to some degree. No need to belabor the point. Like many… Continue Reading “Coping with All that’s Been”
One of the world’s greatest elephant men died today. Roger Henneous knew nothing about what he came to call “the great gray clowns” when he took the zookeeper job at the Portland (Oregon) Zoological Gardens back in 1968. All he knew was that he… Continue Reading “Let the Elephants Trumpet”
I’m so very proud to have been able to participate in the Newburyport Literary Festival, forced to go virtual thanks to COVID-19. You can access the various segments on YouTube, and see mine here: Newburyport Festival
Host John Valeri was kind enough to add me to his roster of authors. You can watch the interview here.