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A song for Issy Bradley

Last summer, I had the challenge of selecting four books for the 2014-2015 Unwin(e)d discussions. There were a lot of books that didn’t quite make the cut.┬áSome of them weren’t that great and I didn’t want to read them again; … Continue reading

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Unwin(e)d this summer

Earlier this month, 14 WSU faculty, staff, students, retirees, and community members met at the Beavercreek Winan’s to discuss the last book scheduled for the year. There had been discussion at previous meetings about extending Unwin(e)d into the summer months. … Continue reading

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The value of a good cup of coffee

It’s no secret to those around me that I take coffee seriously. I’ve considered buying only clothes that are dark brown or black because they hide the inevitable spills better. I have no fewer than 5 different methods for making … Continue reading

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Everything I Never Told You

“Lydia is dead.” There’s something very powerful about a book that starts with a three-word sentence informing the reader that the central character is, in fact, deceased. When the members of the Lee family wake up to find 16-year-old Lydia … Continue reading

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