Bartow Houston

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Write Again . . . She was his secret love

Thomas Wolfe. No need to say anything about this literary colossus who ascended to heights as majestic as the mountains that produced him. Those who ... Read more

Write Again . . . The essence of democracy

When I began this column-writing endeavor — resumed, really — after an almost two-decade hiatus, back in December of 2010, I promised myself to refrain ... Read more

Write Again . . . When the harmony ends

It started for me in 1949. A young man, who had come to Washington to become the choral director at the high school, took a ... Read more

Write Again … ‘Forgotten with the rest’

We are born. We live. And then we die. Oh my, Bartow. What wisdom you impart. Such profundity. Alright. I hear you. I get what ... Read more