Susie Dorsey and Me

What is a namesake? Webster’s dictionary will tell you it is when one person is named after another.  When my mother gave birth to me,  her seventh child, she named me after her mother, Susan Dorsey. Growing up, everyone called… [more]

America is Reading

About two years ago I vowed to expand my summer reading list to books that were written after the turn of the century….and by that I meant post-1900, not 2000.  Each summer I would immerse (or re-immerse) myself in Jane… [more]