Parking the Moose by Dave Hill (Review)

Parking the Moose By Hill, Dave Humorous Essays Hardcover, $29.95 (CAN) $24.00 (USD) Doubleday Canada Published September 2019 Most of us have given some thought to our ancestry, and we think of how differently we’d be living if something hadn’t changed direction before our births.  Personally, I wonder how I would be conducting my life if my maternal grandmother hadn’t left Utah when she was young and stopped practicing the local religion. Actually, I wouldn’t even be here if my maternal grandmother had stayed in Utah.  She married a gentile she met in San Francisco, so with genes being what … Continue reading Parking the Moose by Dave Hill (Review)

Excerpt From Harold Pinter’s Brilliant Nobel Speech

(Editor’s Note: Only a creative person can understand why Mr. Pinter’s comment makes sense.  We can debate vague issues such as the thin line between genius and madness, but those debates have rarely produced anything except more creative work.  That’s the way it should be, too. Out of respect for artists, we must also acknowledge that questioning a creative person’s stability can hinder the creative process.  Not every artist can tell the naysayers to go to hell. There may be nothing in the following quote to benefit anyone except other artists, or people who have a sincere appreciation of art. … Continue reading Excerpt From Harold Pinter’s Brilliant Nobel Speech