Happy Birthday, Charles Dickens!

“Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.” Charles Dickens Birthdays are a good excuse to get together with friends and family to commemorate the passage of time and accept best wishes for the next year. Celebrations last a day; maybe two at most –Continue reading “Happy Birthday, Charles Dickens!”

Ray Bradbury – Thank You

I heard the news early this morning that Ray Bradbury died today at age 91. As a lover of books and libraries, I identified strongly with Fahrenheit 451. Even though it was science fiction, Mr. Bradbury understood that books are a conduit for knowledge transfer and a catalyst for transformation.  That can be frightening toContinue reading “Ray Bradbury – Thank You”