Welcome to my blog:
a place for conversation and going more in-depth on the stories I write about
The Oddfellow is a mostly a group of displaced recovering journalists hell-bent on forcing our craft even if the world doesn’t much like newspaper types anymore. We’ve got a few columnists, creative writers, and historians hanging around the place too. We don’t promise it’ll all be good. But it will be local, if nothing else.… Read more
In the wake of this tragedy, I found myself murmuring to myself one night. “What a waste.” I was taken aback. What did I mean by that?
By Courtney Beal It was Wednesday, September 19, 2018. I disembarked, along with Reed, 7, and Ana, 2, from a flight across the ocean to meet my husband in Hong Kong. He’d been there for a month already – which meant I’d been single parenting in Batesville and had now survived (the most accurate word… Read more