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One Hell of a Loud Whisper: Whispers in the Ear of a Dreaming Ape by Joshua Chaplinsky

One Hell of a Loud Whisper: Whispers in the Ear of a Dreaming Ape by Joshua Chaplinsky

Joseph Edwin Haeger reviews Whispers in the Ear of a Dreaming Ape by Joshua Chaplinsky. (CLASH Books)

Dear Grandson: Working at the Capitol Building, Washington, D.C., and Dad’s Alzheimer’s

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding talks about what it was like to walk into the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. for the first time, and his dad’s Alzheimer’s.

Dear Grandson: Baseball in Waukegan and Another Move

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding talks about baseball in Waukegan, Illinois, and being faced with another move, and a choice between two different duty stations.

Ready or Not for a Fun Horror Film

Jason Arment reviews Ready or Not, a black comedy horror film about a newlywed swept up in her new family’s wedding ritual. (Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures)

Dear Grandson: Getting New Pets and Quitting Smoking

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding talks about the family’s new pets, a Siamese kitten and Boxer puppy, and quitting smoking.

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