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C.S. Lewis, Tolkien and other Inklings found in NC small town
Articles, News / February 25, 2020

I recently traveled to western NC for a day outing and stumbled into a great display of Inkling artifacts!  While visiting the town of Montreat gift shop, I was surprised to see a book on Lewis.  I picked it up to discover a whole stack of Lewis, Tolkien and Dorothy Sayers scholarly writings. Interesting… I inquired of the shop keeper if the local college had any Professors teaching this.  “Oh yes, they had a conference h...

Six Great Reads for your 6th Grader
Articles, News / February 22, 2019

Six great reads for your 6th grader is my second attempt at the all-elusive list-making.  I do not mean to say these are the greatest books of all time, just that they are standouts and might give you some ideas.  Parents are entrusted with the great task of putting good words into the hands of their budding adults; I for one have found it difficult to find safe booklists I can trust.  How do you decide what to allow your child to re...

Five Great Reads for your 5th Grader
Articles, News / January 30, 2019

Five great reads for your 5th grader!  This is a short stab at trying to pass on the all-elusive skill of list-making from one Father/Educator to the next.  Every parent has a 5th grader at some point, and all the ones that I know are expecting their children to read something.  How will you decide what to allow your child to read?  Do you simply sit in the car and let them run in to the local bookstore? Do you trust Amazon’s t...