Only now, many years after the event, 20 years after my father’s death, do I realize that I was trying to make some connection in my “trolley discourse” to my dad, who at the time, in Washington, was dying from cancer.
Author: John Turnbull
Journalistic decay, epistemological certainty
My constructionist epistemology began to be shaped in the journalistic mode when I was 16 years old and started interviewing people and publishing their stories.
Personal literacy testimonio
A testimonio prepared for BBL 7123, "Sociocultural Contexts of Literacy," University of Texas at San Antonio
15 sites of spiritual communion
Assembled over six decades and during trips or periods of residence when seeking spiritual refuge was not the principal aim, these 15 tidbits are offered in gratitude to life as it is.
Headliner: My ten
Stealing from the New York Times Sunday feature, an embarrassingly specific guide to pandemic-era pursuits and rabbit holes.