Al Batt

Writer

What in the world does pile filling mean?

The title isn’t a typo. Yes, pile filing, not pie filling. I hoped the title might trick some recipe hounds and pie enthusiasts into reading ... Read more

What started the nasty feud between crows and owls is explained

What started the nasty feud between crows and owls is explained

My neighbor Crandall stops by. “How are you doing?” I ask. Read more

Here are some of my predictions for 2016

My doorbell rang. I opened the door, and a robed visitor accompanied by sitar music walked in. The renowned mystic from the Far East (the ... Read more

Donating time, the greatest gift, though we have so little to give

Donating time, the greatest gift, though we have so little to give

My neighbor Crandall stops by. “How are you doing?” I ask. Read more