Going the Distance: My Trip to Dyersville, Iowa

When I was younger, I was captivated by the movie, Field of Dreams. It was so different from anything I ever saw. The story was real, yet it wasn't; but it didn't feel like a fake view of the world around me, even though it incorporated elements of magic and the supernatural. The core of…

Raised with Stories

I am sitting in my living room. Across from me is the bookshelf where Laura and I keep our treasures. If the two of us were ever guilty of anything it would be that we are packrats of books. She has been trying to convince me that we need to downsize, but I find it…