https://amberjackpublishing.com/life-fringes-kathryn-berla/ Life on the Fringes by Kathryn Berla Author of Dream Me “I’ve been on the fringes of your social circles, envying you from a distance. Sometimes you let me in for a better view. Usually, I only get a glimpse.” –Dream Me Just like Babe—the main character of my new novel, Dream Me—my childhood was spent in …..
https://amberjackpublishing.com/power-collective-memory/ The Power of Collective Memory By Kathryn Berla Author of The House at 758 Sitting by the window of a train, fields of yellow flowers blur past me. Houses whose occupants I’ll never know but whose lives I imagine for the brief few seconds before my view is transformed once again. A traveler across continents, like …..
I recently read a comment on a blog that maligned the common wasp, comparing it unfavorably to the bee which everyone loves. The commenter was asking for respect for the wasp which she pointed out was not only not bad, but was vital. She worried that the wasp’s bad reputation might lead to its extinction. …..
The best dog I’ve ever known doesn’t have a name. To the man who occasionally feeds her she’s just a whistle. To my son who adored her, she became Orange Dog for the color of her coat. I should add that I haven’t seen Orange Dog in over a year. I’m not even sure in …..
Suppose you were an idiot, and suppose you were a member of Congress; but I repeat myself. – Mark Twain In politics stupidity is not a handicap. – Napoleon Bonaparte Power tends to corrupt and absolute power corrupts absolutely. – Lord Acton Okay, so you get the point. I don’t think highly of politics or …..