Literature

“Talking to Kids about Drugs”

Talking to Kids about Drugs By David Daniel David Daniel draws on his career as a school teacher for this fictionalized conversation with students. “Mr. Dunn—back in the day—did you do drugs a lot?” Leo Dunn loves high school students. Loves their curiosity, their smarts, the way their minds work.…

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Like Finding Money

Like Finding Money By David Daniel David Daniel, a frequent contributor to this site, a prolific novelist and writer, and a former teacher, shares the following story. The jackpot kept growing. Each Wednesday and Saturday evening at six the lottery commission would tumble the little numbered balls, but the ticketholders…

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In the Valley of Poets

“In the Valley of Poets” is an article by co-blogger Paul Marion in this month’s Merrimack Valley Magazine. Before surveying the nine famous poets and writers profiled in this article, Paul writes “There is a case to be made that our river valley is extraordinary, if not unique, among national…

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