Now and then

Now and then


Alfred and the Stork

Alfred strolled solemnly through the shallow waters of the river. With every step, wet sand oozed between his toes. The sun was setting slowly, its reflection stretching across the river's surface, a rippling semicircle of liquid heat.


Best-selling author visits Baxter Arena, carrying her pack

Photo courtesy Joni Kabana Kamrin Baker  Baxter Arena was half-full on the evening of Thursday, April 27, as young and old alike mingled with popcorn in...

The Powers That Be

Jethro awoke with a start.


Learn ‘How the Scots Invented the Modern World’ at the Kaneko-UNO Library’s next book...

Looking to join a book club? If you're looking for lively discussions and good reads, you might want to swing by the Kaneko-UNO Library. The Curiosity...

Time lost

Children overlooked lead overlooked lives.

Their toil to be seen through our eyes.

Why do some forget that time is short.

Each day brings us near the end.

 


Brevity

We should have recognized the omens the night we cruised into Santa Fe. When snowdrifts obscured the friendly signs and covered the windows of strangers that would normally welcome visitors like us; when blizzard-like conditions caused every automobile to creep along the interstate in fear that an overcorrection of the wheel might fatefully crush metal and bones upon impact with red rock encased in ice; when we finally arrived at our hotel room, exhausted after twelve hours on the road, and it appeared as though a drug dealer or wild animal had inhabited the place for months -- crooked picture frames and dank, mustard-colored sheets left behind as ruffled remnants of his nightly terrors, induced by bad trips, bad dreams, or bad luck.


Showcase features local authors

Will Patterson A&E EDITOR The University of Nebraska at Omaha Bookstore and Criss library are giving local authors a chance to step into the spotlight with...