Why Ain’t You a Doc?

Why Ain’t You a Doc?

  Doc Bozeman tried to concentrate on that bullet—black and glistening with blood—and not on the fact that it was lodged in John Dillinger’s shoulder. Muscle and tissue gripped it like the gangster didn’t want to give it up, and Bozeman maneuvered to get a grip...
Remembering Dorothy Day

Remembering Dorothy Day

  Dorothy Day and I go way back. Granted, I never met her, but I can’t help but feel a connection after volunteering every third Saturday for the past twenty years at the Dorothy Day Center in downtown Saint Paul. I first went there on a lark, something to try...
The English Language Class

The English Language Class

Based on a discussion with adult ELL students at the Saint Paul Jewish Community Center To begin again after seventy, to change from fluent Amharic, Ukrainian, Russian to I speak a little English, from I read Lermontov, Pushkin, Shevchenko to I don’t have a lot of...