LitStack Review: Butter by Anne Panning

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Butter Anne Panning Switchgrass Books First Edition:  October 15, 2012 ISBN 978-0-87580-681-5 We usually think of nostalgia as a sentimental warm fuzzy feeling, a wistful desire to return back to what was, when – true or not – things seemed to have been simpler, and “better.”  What is so marvelous with Anne Panning’s novel, Butter, [….]

Gimbling in the Wabe: Au Revoir, Ma Belle Écriture!

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When I was in grade school, we learned cursive writing.  Everyone did.  The three R’s:  reading, “w”riting and ‘rithmatic.  But there was more to spur me on with my cursive studies.  My grandmother, a great lady of the arts, insisted that I work on my penmanship until my script was flowing and gracious, and I [….]