Janet Heimlich


No Refuge

by | Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 5:58 pm CST

Field Goal

Paul Quinn College turns a football field into a farm to end a food desert.

The football games ended years ago at Paul Quinn College. The Tigers’ purple jerseys were packed away, marking the conclusion of a tradition that dated back almost a century. In 2006, the football program was canceled to save money as … Read More


Checkout Time

As the HBO television series “Six Feet Under” and Mitch Albom’s nonfiction book Tuesdays with Morrie have shown, the subject of death can be fruitfully plumbed for dramatic potential and the lessons it imparts to the living. The same is … Read More


Feminine Wilds

What Wildness Is This: Women Write about the Southwest In the poem “Working Cattle,” Carol Fox finds herself in a familiar position-the only woman in a group of men-braced to inoculate and castrate a herd of cattle. Fox, who has … Read More