In search of a writing community
I don’t want writing to prevent me from meeting people; I decided that writing should help me meet people.
Catharsis through creativity
After 26 people died in a senseless shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, community members started placing teddy bears, flowers and small gifts near the site to honor the victims. Bob and Josie Schmidt, town residents for 31 years, recalled visiting the makeshift memorial on a rainy, cold day. “Everywhere we went…