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A Still Moon and Stars: Early Columns, and More
by David Rooks
In early March, Michael, my nine-year-old, called me to come outside. From my easy chair in front of the television, I hesitated. It was late evening and it was chilly out there. My son came in, took my hand, led me into the backyard and up the steps to our deck. It was very dark. I could barely make out Sandi, my wife, bundled in a blanket on a wicker chair. A little ...more
Paperback, 98 pages
Published October 26th 2012 by WestBow Press
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This small book caught my attention this past summer as I languished in a coffee house in Belle Fourche, South Dakota waiting for it to stop snowing. If I were to give it a rating based on the writing alone it would rate at least 4 stars, David Brooks certainly has an admirable way with words. The book is a collection of the author's columns that have appeared in the Rapid City Journal. Some of those columns really resonated with me regarding the subject matter and the indelible images painted ...more