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The Bo-Jacks

When Jim Bob visits his aunt and uncle in rural Arkansas for a few weeks, he finds something nefarious lurking in the woods.

Vote With A Bullet

This piece isn't about taking sides on the gun debate. It's about paying attention to who is profiting off of gun violence.

A Special Kind Of Magic

When a young boy named Raymond discovers a magic shop, he quickly realizes things aren't always as they seem.

Poetry Classics: The Road Not Taken, By Robert Frost

Frost's biographer Lawrance Thompson suggests that the poem's narrator is "one who habitually wastes energy in regretting any choice made: belatedly but wistfully he sighs over the attractive alternative rejected". Thompson also says that when introducing the poem in readings, Frost would say that the speaker was based on his friend Edward Thomas. In Frost's words, Thomas was "a person who, whichever road he went, would be sorry he didn't go the other"