Monday, April 30, 2012
Parker puts forth an entertaining tale of vice and virtue. Some of the characters’ exploits will stretch you imagination. Also, be prepared to encounter more Goth than a Jaguar has spots. But in the end if you enjoyed the read you will be first in line for the next Charlie Hood novel.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Sarah Jean Condon, The Citizen
Maya Angelou, greeted by a sold-out crowd this evening, expressed her excitement to be in Auburn with these words, "Auburn has an atmosphere of courage. I couldn't wait to get here."
Angelou made the trek to Auburn, the resting place of Harriet Tubman, by bus from Winston-Salem North Carolina.
Joan and Lori along with Rita and Joanie were in attendance. Although the acoustics of the tired high school auditorium made for a trying listening experience, they were thrilled with Angelou's poise and wisdom.
What most impressed Joan was Angelou's admonition to be 'to be a rainbow in someone's cloud'.