The US Represented MUSE-Letter for January 8-January 15, 2017

Habitually Distracted – Gary Walker – “A Few of My Favorites of 2016”

Guess what? While we weren’t paying attention, 2016 came and went, in the sneaky way years have of doing such things. Here are a few of the things that impressed me this time around.

Jerome Parent – “At My Father’s Table”

In the autobiographical reminiscence “At My Father’s Table,” author Jerome Parent explores family interactions at meal times and how they can create impacts for a lifetime.


Lucy Bell – “Inauguration Day, January 20, 2009: A Family Adventure”

In “Inauguration Day, January 20, 2009: A Family Adventure,” Lucy Bell tells the story of her family’s trip to attend the inauguration of President Barack Obama.