A Rocky Mountain High at the PLA

by Drema Hall Berkheimer 04.10.16 Several months ago, Alicia Kasen, Senior Marketing Director at Zondervan, invited me to sign my memoir, RUNNING ON RED DOG ROAD and Other Perils of an Appalachian Childhood, published by Zondervan, at the HarperCollins booth at the Public Library Association (PLA) National Conference in Denver, Colorado. I was to sign […]

More Alike Than Different

MORE ALIKE THAN DIFFERENT by Drema Hall Berkheimer         We are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike.      —Maya Angelou When I was a little girl my Pentecostal grandpa and grandma took care of me while my mother went off to New York to work as a Rosie the Riveter […]

I’m just sayin’ . . .

Last night I was thinking about a peddler who used to come down our red dog road in a put-together truck of some sort, wood sides to the bed, tall posters at each corner. Merchandise, what I believe would be classified as sundries, hung in layers from every inch of those boards, inside and out. Tools clanging […]