Stream of consciousness

It appears that the end may finally be near. The suspense has been killing us. But the signs are everywhere. … More

Gainesville’s choice

There must be a bureaucratic graveyard somewhere in which are entombed the bones of all the studies, reports and plans … More

Bartram and Palatka

A piece I wrote for the Spring, 2018 edition of FORUM On a “fine, cool” May morning in 1774, William … More

Florida forever

In the latest issue of FORUM I visit with former Gov. Bob Graham and do a little future-casting to see … More

The art of Florida

Earlier this year I spent several weeks looking at Florida cities that are embracing the arts. My series was published … More

Marked for life

Pity poor Hester Prynne. Censored by her Puritan community for having a child out of wedlock she was forced to … More